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Defence wraps up its cross-examination of Pistorius after 5 emotional days on the stand

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Oscar Pistorius indicted on murder charges in killing of Reeva Steenkamp

Prosecution: ‘It’s premeditated. Intentional. He wanted to do that’

Oscar Pistorius family releases statement, lashes out at social media users

The family of South African Olympian Oscar Pistorius, who was charged with the murder of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp in February, is lashing out at social media users who they say are disregarding the pain Steenkamp’s family is going through.


Oscar Pistorius can race, trial or no trial

Sprinter Oscar Pistorius could take to the track at the summer’s World Championships—despite facing trial for allegedly murdering his girlfriend.


Lawyers representing Oscar Pistorius ask for looser bail conditions

Lawyers representing Olympian Oscar Pistorius are asking a judge to lighten up restrictive bail conditions imposed on the track athlete as he awaits his trial for the pre-meditated murder of his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp.