Oscar Pistorius: The Blade Runner
Jul 18, 2012
World | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday July 16, 2014
A future in which it is difficult to tell man and machine apart could soon become reality, scientists say, after recent robotic breakthroughs in Japan.
World | Agence France-Presse | Saturday May 10, 2014
Oscar Pistorius has sold the upmarket Pretoria home where he shot dead his girlfriend, his estate agent said Friday, amid mounting legal fees resulting from a lengthy murder trial.
World | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday May 6, 2014
Oscar Pistorius introduced Reeva Steenkamp as his fiancee just a week before he shot her, a close neighbour of the runner testified in his defence on Tuesday.
World | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday April 16, 2014
The judge overseeing Oscar Pistorius's murder trial has granted an adjournment from Thursday afternoon until May 5, citing scheduling concerns raised on behalf of the state.
Press Trust of India | Tuesday April 15, 2014
In the first part, Harrison Ford played Rick Deckard, a police officer who hunts down genetically engineered lifelike robots, known as replicants.
World | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday April 15, 2014
South African prosecutor Gerrie Nel indicated on Tuesday that he would wrap up his searing cross-examination of Oscar Pistorius, who has now spent more than a week in the witness box.
World | Agence France-Presse | Monday April 14, 2014
Paralympian Oscar Pistorius returnds to the stand on Monday for a fourth day of cross-examination after the prosecution lawyer accused him of knowingly shooting dead his girlfriend.
World | Agence France-Presse | Friday April 11, 2014
The prosecution angrily accused Oscar Pistorius of tailoring evidence and overplaying his deep fear of crime on Friday to justify shooting dead his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.
World | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday April 8, 2014
Star Paralympian Oscar Pistorius returned to the witness box at his murder trial on Tuesday, insisting he and girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp had a loving relationship.
World | Reuters | Tuesday April 8, 2014
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.
Agence France-Presse | Monday April 7, 2014
Judge Thokozile Masipa granted the defence an adjournment until Tuesday saying blade runner Oscar Pistorius, who is accused of murdering his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp on Valentine's Day last year, not only looks exhausted but also sounds tired.
Agence France-Presse | Tuesday April 8, 2014
Blade runner Oscar Pistorius, stammering and with his jaw trembling, began his testimony by saying Steenkamp "felt love" before he shot her dead in what prosecutors say was premeditated murder and he says was an accident.
Associated Press | Wednesday March 19, 2014
Blade runner Oscar Pistorius, 27, is charged with premeditated murder in his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp's shooting death on February 14 last year and faces 25 years to life in prison if convicted. He says he shot Steenkamp, 29, by mistake through a l...
World | Associated Press | Wednesday March 19, 2014
Reeva Steenkamp was standing in a toilet cubicle and facing the closed door when she was hit in the right hip by the first of four hollow point bullets fired at her by Oscar Pistorius, a police ballistics expert testified Wednesday at the double-ampu...
World | Press Trust of India | Thursday March 13, 2014
Oscar Pistorius's defence lawyer on Wednesday forced police to admit they had mishandled key evidence, as the Olympian battled to discredit forensics that could prove he lied about the night his girlfriend was killed.
Associated Press | Sunday March 9, 2014
Oscar Pistorius, the first amputee to run in the Olympics, has said he fired through a closed toilet door after mistaking her girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp for an intruder in his home on Feb. 14, 2013; the prosecution alleges he intentionally killed her...
World | Reuters | Wednesday March 5, 2014
"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, a month before he killed his girlfriend, his murder trial heard on Wednesday.
World | Associated Press | Tuesday March 4, 2014
The first witness in the Oscar Pistorius murder trial broke down in tears on Tuesday, saying she still remembers the terrified screams of a woman on the night the double-amputee Olympic athlete killed his girlfriend by shooting four times through a t...
Agencies | Monday March 3, 2014
Facing the prospect of 25 years in jail, Oscar Pistorius' life - one that inspired many amputees to live with confidence - has spiraled down dramatically after being charged with murdering his girlfriend.
World | Agence France-Presse | Monday March 3, 2014
Paralympian star Oscar Pistorius on Monday pleaded not guilty to the Valentine's Day murder of his girlfriend, as he faced a possible life sentence in the full glare of a trial broadcast around the world.