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Pretoria (South Africa)

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  • Oscar Pistorius tweets about love, pain and the meaning of life

    Oscar Pistorius, the South African athlete charged with murder in the shooting death of his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, broke his five-month-long social media silence Sunday, tweeting four quotes about suffering, love and pain. His tweets prompted...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • South Africa's ANC poised to return to power; ballot questions arise

    South Africa's ruling African National Congress was headed for victory Thursday in parliamentary elections and President Jacob Zuma is likely to remain in office despite voter disenchantment over corruption and high unemployment. The lower house of...
  • Pistorius to undergo 30 days of mental tests

    Pistorius to undergo 30 days of mental tests
    South African Olympic and Paralympic track star Oscar Pistorius was ordered Tuesday to undergo a month of psychiatric tests to find out whether he was criminally responsible when he shot dead his girlfriend on Valentine's Day last year. Judge Thokozile...
  • Oscar Pistorius checks into mental hospital

    Oscar Pistorius checks into mental hospital
    South African Olympic and Paralympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius checked in as a day patient to Pretoria's Weskoppies psychiatric hospital Monday for the first day of a month of mental tests ordered by the judge overseeing his murder trial. The 27-year-...