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article 17 April 2014 World, South Africa
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Pistorius trial: forensic expert fears for reputation

The forensic expert called to give evidence by Oscar Pistorius's lawyers says in a Facebook post that he fears for his professional reputation after three days grilling by the prosecution.

article 17 April 2014 World, South Africa
Oscar Pistorius is hugged by a supporter outside court (R)
Oscar Pistorius murder trial - latest updates

Oscar Pistorius stands trial for the murder of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, in South Africa's trial of the century. Watch the trial live when it resumes on 5 May.

article 15 April 2014 World, South Africa
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Oscar Pistorius trial: 'You armed yourself to kill Reeva'

The prosecutor in the murder trial of Oscar Pistorius ends his five-day cross-examination of the double amputee, with a summary of how he shot Reeva Steenkamp, insisting he killed her deliberately.

video 14 April 2014 World, South Africa

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Pistorius told: 'You're trying to be emotional' - video

At the trial of the South African athlete Oscar Pistorius, prosecuting counsel Gerrie Nel accuses the "blade runner" of tailoring his evidence to escape conviction. Debora Patta reports from Pretoria.

article 11 April 2014 World, South Africa
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Pistorius 'knew Reeva was behind toilet door' when he fired

In another tough day of cross-examination, Gerrie Nel - "the bulldog" - claims Oscar Pistorius knew Reeva Steenkamp was behind the toilet door when he shot her dead on Valentine's Day last year.

article 10 April 2014 World, South Africa
Gerrie Nel and Oscar Pistorius (R)
Oscar Pistorius admits 'no reason' to shoot

Gerrie "the bulldog" Nel accuses Oscar Pistorius of being a self-obsessed bully who blamed Reeva for any problems and forces Pistorius to admit that he had no reason to shoot.

article 09 April 2014 World, South Africa
The chief prosecutor pulls no punches, forcing Oscar Pistorius to look at photos of Reeva Steenkamps bloodied head, as the cross-examination begins.
by 'You killed Reeva Steenkamp': Pistorius grilled in court

The chief prosecutor pulls no punches, forcing Oscar Pistorius to take responsibility for killing Reeva Steenkamp and to look at photos of her bloodied head, as the feisty cross-examination begins.

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Oscar Pistorius: 'I will try not to lie' - video

Oscar Pistorius: "I made a mistake." Chief Prosecutor: "You killed a person, didn't you?" The cross-examination begins, with Gerrie Nel, nick-named "the bulldog", in fighting form.

article 08 April 2014 World, South Africa
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Pistorius: 'Before I knew it, I had fired four shots'

Oscar Pistorius breaks down in court, sobbing uncontrollably, as he recalls "the moment everything changed" - when he fired four shots through the toilet door, killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.

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