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  • Oscar Pistorius Defence Closes Case, Date Set for Final Arguments

    Oscar Pistorius Defence Closes Case, Date Set for Final Arguments

    The chief defence lawyer said he had finished calling witnesses to testify in the trial of Oscar Pistorius. Final arguments will be held in court on August 7 and 8.

  • Oscar Pistorius' Immobility Claims Called Into Question

    Oscar Pistorius' Immobility Claims Called Into Question

    South African prosecutors on Monday sought to show Oscar Pistorius's sports doctor overstated his immobility without prostheses, as a leaked video shows the star sprinter re-enacting the shooting of his girlfriend.

  • Pistorius Case: Prosecutor Doubts Witness Objectivity

    Pistorius Case: Prosecutor Doubts Witness Objectivity

    The chief prosecutor in the murder trial of Oscar Pistorius on Monday challenged the credibility of a physician who testified that the athlete has an anxious nature linked to his disability.

  • Australian Network Defends Oscar Pistorius Footage

    Australian Network Defends Oscar Pistorius Footage

    An Australian television network on Monday defended its decision to air footage showing Oscar Pistorius in a shock reenactment of the night he shot his girlfriend, insisting it was not obtained illegally.

  • Oscar Pistorius Reenacts Shooting in Shock Footage

    Oscar Pistorius Reenacts Shooting in Shock Footage

    Oscar Pistorius is walking on his stumps, appearing to aim a pistol, in footage broadcast Sunday that shows the Paralympic gold medallist at his most vulnerable in a shock reenactment of the night he shot his girlfriend.

  • Video Footage Shows Oscar Pistorius Re-Enacting Killing

    Video Footage Shows Oscar Pistorius Re-Enacting Killing

    In the video, shown by Australian broadcaster Channel Seven, Oscar Pistorius is seen walking on his stumps with an arm outstretched and fist clenched, as though holding a gun. It also shows Pistorius carrying a woman. It is unclear where the re-enact...

  • Disability Made Oscar Pistorius Feel Vulnerable, Court Told

    Disability Made Oscar Pistorius Feel Vulnerable, Court Told

    Oscar Pistorius's defence sought on Thursday to show the double-amputee sprinter feels highly vulnerable and acted out of fear not anger when he shot dead his girlfriend.

  • Physician Says Pistorius is a 'Paradox'

    Physician Says Pistorius is a 'Paradox'

    Oscar Pistorius is a "paradox" whose past triumphs as a sprinter crossing the finish line with raised arms contrasted sharply with the daily, severe limitations that he endured because of his disability, a physician testified on Thursday at the runne...

  • Oscar Pistorius is Not a Narcissist, Psychologist Says

    Oscar Pistorius is Not a Narcissist, Psychologist Says

    Oscar Pistorius does not display the narcissism associated with men in abusive relationships and linked to "rage-type" murders, according to a psychologist's report read yesterday at the athlete's murder trial.

  • Oscar Pistorius a 'Suicide Risk', Says Court

    Oscar Pistorius a 'Suicide Risk', Says Court

    Paralympian star Oscar Pistorius, on trial over the killing of his girlfriend, is suffering from post-traumatic stress and is a suicide risk, a South African court heard on Wednesday.

  • 'Traumatized' Oscar Pistorius a 'Suicide Risk', Says Psychologist's Report

    'Traumatized' Oscar Pistorius a 'Suicide Risk', Says Psychologist's Report

    Defense lawyer Barry Roux read excerpts from a psychologist's report that said the double-amputee runner is suffering depression and post-traumatic stress disorder and "his condition is likely to worsen" if professional treatment for those conditions...

  • Pistorius Planned Travel with Girlfriend

    Pistorius Planned Travel with Girlfriend

    Oscar Pistorius had a heightened concern for his personal safety and was making plans to take girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp on international trips shortly before he fatally shot her, his agent testified at the double-amputee runner's murder trial on Tue...

  • Oscar Pistorius Trial Hears Testimony About Screams

    Oscar Pistorius Trial Hears Testimony About Screams

    Testimony in the murder trial of Oscar Pistorius is focusing on the screams that neighbours heard on the night that the athlete killed girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.

  • Oscar Pistorius Not Mentally Ill During Shooting: Experts

    Oscar Pistorius Not Mentally Ill During Shooting: Experts

    A psychiatric panel and a psychologist have found that Paralympian Oscar Pistorius, who is facing charges of murdering his girlfriend, is not mentally ill, the state prosecutor said on Monday.

  • Paralympian Oscar Pistorius Back in Court For Murder Trial

    Paralympian Oscar Pistorius Back in Court For Murder Trial

    Paralympian Oscar Pistorius returned to the dock of a South African court on Monday after a month of psychiatric tests to establish whether he should be held criminally responsible for killing his girlfriend.

  • Oscar Pistorius Returns to Court After Mental Evaluation

    Oscar Pistorius Returns to Court After Mental Evaluation

    After a six-week break, the murder trial that has gripped South Africa and the world resumes on Monday when Paralympian Oscar Pistorius returns to the dock after a month of psychiatric tests.

  • Experts Conclude Oscar Pistorius Not Mentally Ill During Shooting

    Experts Conclude Oscar Pistorius Not Mentally Ill During Shooting

    After a six-week break, the murder trial that has gripped South Africa and the world resumes on Monday when Paralympian Oscar Pistorius returns to the dock after a month of psychiatric tests.

  • Oscar Pistorius Returns to Court After Mental Evaluation

    Oscar Pistorius Returns to Court After Mental Evaluation

    Star sprinter Oscar Pistorius has tried to argue that a "generalised anxiety disorder" contributed to him shooting dead his 29-year-old model girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp on Valentine's Day last year.

  • Oscar Pistorius Psychiatrist Suffers Heart Attack: Report

    Oscar Pistorius Psychiatrist Suffers Heart Attack: Report

    One of the three psychiatrists who assessed Oscar Pistorius was hospitalised after allegedly suffering a heart-attack just days before the Paralympian's murder trial resumes, South African media said yesterday.

  • Oscar Pistorius Arrives at Psychiatric Hospital

    Oscar Pistorius Arrives at Psychiatric Hospital

    Oscar Pistorius has arrived at a psychiatric hospital in South Africa to begin the period of mental evaluation he was ordered to undergo by the judge at his murder trial.

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