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Pretoria (South Africa)

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  • 'Prime Evil' apartheid killer up for parole in South Africa

    JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Apartheid death-squad leader Eugene de Kock, dubbed 'Prime Evil' for his role in the torture and murder of black South African activists in the 1980s and early 1990s, will learn on Thursday whether he will be released on parole...
  • How politics nearly ruined deal to end South Africa's longest strike

    JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Forty-eight hours after talks to end South Africa's longest strike hit a brick wall when the mining minister suddenly pulled out, a bishop and an anti-establishment corporate lawyer engineered a deal at a secret meeting in a ritzy...
  • Oscar Pistorius defense team rests case in athlete's murder trial

    The defense team for Olympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius closed its case Tuesday in the murder trial of his girlfriend model Reeva Steenkamp, sending the trial into a new phase and ending months of emotionally wrenching cross-examination. The court was...
  • Defense team closes case in Pistorius murder trial

    PRETORIA (Reuters) - Oscar Pistorius' lawyers wrapped up their defense of the Olympic and Paralympic track star on Tuesday, bringing the dramatic murder trial of one of the world's best-known athletes closer to conclusion. Judge Thokozile Masipa...
  • Defence team closes case in Pistorius murder trial

    PRETORIA (Reuters) - Oscar Pistorius' lawyers wrapped up their defence of the Olympic and Paralympic track star on Tuesday, bringing the dramatic murder trial of one of the world's best-known athletes closer to conclusion. Judge Thokozile Masipa...
  • La defensa concluye su caso en el juicio a Pistorius por asesinato

    PRETORIA (Reuters) - El equipo de defensa de Oscar Pistorius concluyó su caso en el juicio por asesinato del atleta olímpico y paralímpico el martes, y el tribunal suspendió las sesiones por un mes para permitir que los equipos jurídicos preparen y...
  • Fiscal busca sembrar dudas sobre 'vulnerabilidad' de Pistorius

    PRETORIA (Reuters) - Un fiscal sudafricano buscó sembrar dudas el lunes sobre la imagen que la defensa proyectó de Oscar Pistorius como una persona vulnerable, un día después que un video mostró a la estrella paralímpica reconstruir con calma la noche...
  • Pistorius has 'heightened fight response,' defense witness says

    Pistorius has 'heightened fight response,' defense witness says
    Double-amputee Olympic and Paralympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius can't flee dangerous situations and has a "heightened fight response" due to his disability, a defense witness told his murder trial on Thursday. Pistorius, who had his lower-legs amputated...
  • Pistorius puede tener reacciones desmedidas ante el peligro, dice testigo

    PRETORIA (Reuters) - El velocista olímpico y paralímpico Oscar Pistorius no puede huir sin sus prótesis ante situaciones peligrosas debido a su minusvalía y puede tener "reacciones desmedidas", dijo el jueves un testigo de la defensa en el juicio por...
  • Oscar Pistorius had no mental disorder at time of shooting: psychiatrists

    Oscar Pistorius, the South African track star on trial for murder for shooting his girlfriend, was not suffering from a mental condition that would have impaired his ability to distinguish between right and wrong at the time she was killed, a...
  • Pistorius no tenía un trastorno mental cuando disparó, según los psiquiatras

    PRETORIA (Reuters) - Oscar Pistorius, la estrella sudafricana del atletismo que está siendo juzgada por haberle disparado a su novia, no sufría ningún trastorno mental que le impidiese distinguir entre el bien y el mal cuando se produjo la muerte, dijo un...