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Pistorius' testimony not true: court

Cross examination of murder-accused Paralympian Oscar Pistorius continued for the sixth day on Monday, with State Prosecutor Gerrie Nel trying to show the court that Pistorius's testimony was not unreliable and not true.

'I'm scared to sleep', tearful Pistorius tells court

2014-04-08 11:57

His voice trembling with emotion, Oscar Pistorius took the witness stand in his own defence on Monday, saying the Valentine's Day shooting of his girlfriend last year had left him sleepless, terrified and plagued by nightmares.

Pistorius takes stand in own defence at murder trial

2014-04-07 20:36

Oscar Pistorius took the witness stand in his own defence, saying the Valentine's Day shooting of his girlfriend last year had left him sleepless, terrified and plagued by nightmares.

Pistorius on the line now in murder trial

2014-03-28 10:04

Before he killed his girlfriend, Oscar Pistorius broke barriers and the world embraced him for it. The double-amputee runner challenged the athletic establishment and secured the right to race on his carbon fiber blades in the 2012 Olympics.

Pistorius vomits at Steenkamp autopsy details in court

2014-03-11 08:36

Track star Oscar Pistorius, on trial for the murder of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, wept and vomited into a bucket after hearing graphic details from her autopsy.

Pistorius asked friend to 'take blame' for gunshot

2014-03-06 10:14

"Blade Runner" Oscar Pistorius told a friend to take the blame for him accidentally firing a pistol under the table in a packed Johannesburg restaurant in January 2013.

'Bloodcurdling' screams heard in Pistorius' home

2014-03-04 08:22

South African Paralympian Oscar Pistorius pleaded not guilty on Monday to killing his girlfriend as his trial opened with a witness testifying she heard "bloodcurdling" screams on the night the woman died.

Pistorius murder trial to begin

2014-03-03 16:49

The mother of the woman Oscar Pistorius shot to death arrived at the Pretoria courthouse to watch the opening of his murder trial, after saying that she wants to look him in the eyes when he comes into the courtroom.

Forensics hold key to Pistorius murder case

2014-03-01 08:27

Fallen South African athletic star Oscar Pistorius will rely on a hand-picked team of forensic experts when he mounts his defense against murder charges at a trial beginning on Monday.

Pistorius wants an out-of-court deal, report says

2013-08-21 07:37

South Africa's Paralympic sprint star Oscar Pistorius has launched an attempt to negotiate an out-of-court deal to pay damages to the parents of his lover whom he killed on Valentine's Day, a local newspaper said on Tuesday.

Pistorius indicted on murder charge

2013-08-19 18:42

Oscar Pistorius has been indicted on charges of murder and illegal possession of ammunition for the shooting death of the double-amputee Olympian's girlfriend on Valentine's Day.

Pistorius to be indicted, trial in early 2014

2013-08-19 10:34

Oscar Pistorius will be indicted for premeditated murder on Monday and the double-amputee Olympian will go on trial in early 2014, about a year after shooting dead girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.

Pistorius murder trial postponed until August

2013-06-04 16:00

A South African judge on Tuesday postponed until August 19 the murder trial of global athletics star Oscar Pistorius, who has been charged with shooting dead his girlfriend.

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