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  1. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

    Oscar Pistorius jailed five years for killing girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp

    Posted Oct 21st 2014, 04:27pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Pretoria Judge strikes balance between justice and mercy in sprinter's sentencing Pistorius gets 5 years' jail for killing girlfriend Olympic and Paralympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius started a five-year jail term yesterday for killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, following a trial that has gripped South Africans and millions around the world. As Judge ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1621316/oscar-pistorius-faces-sentencing-killing-girlfriend-reeva-steenkamp
  2. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

    Pistorius not a ‘cold-blooded killer’, argues defence in closing statements

    Posted Oct 17th 2014, 05:54pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Pretoria Defence asks for track star to receive ’community based sentence’ Oscar Pistorius was not a “cold-blooded killer” and should serve a community-based sentence, his defence argued on Friday in a last-ditch attempt to keep the star sprinter out of jail. Pistorius wept in the dock as his lawyer Barry Roux said he had already suffered enough ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1618581/pistorius-not-cold-blooded-killer-argues-defence-closing-statements
  3. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

    Oscar Pistorius offered cash to victim Reeva Steenkamp's family, court told

    Posted Oct 15th 2014, 05:12am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Pretoria Pistorius' caring image under attack Oscar Pistorius offered $US34,000 to the family of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp after he killed her, but the family rejected the funds because they did not want "blood money," it emerged yesterday. The revelation was made at the sentencing hearing for the South African double-amputee athlete, while ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1616483/oscar-pistorius-offered-cash-victim-reeva-steenkamps-family-court-told
  4. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

    Oscar Pistorius hopes to avoid prison as sentencing hearing begins

    Posted Oct 14th 2014, 04:30am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Pretoria Disabled sprinter hopes to avoid prison as sentencing hearing begins Pistorius' therapist testifies to his remorse Oscar Pistorius' therapist ... Oscar's remorsefulness". The state would focus on his history of negligence with firearms, he said. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1615870/oscar-pistorius-hopes-avoid-prison-sentencing-hearing-begins
  5. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

    Pistorius ‘blood money’ row deepens as Steenkamp family drops civil claim

    Posted Oct 15th 2014, 07:00pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Pretoria Lawyers for Reeva Steenkamp’s family on Wednesday expressed shock that Oscar Pistorius’ defence team revealed details of secret “blood money” payments during a heated courtroom arguments over his sentencing. In a statement on behalf of the slain model’s parents, lawyers said they had “honoured” a request from the athlete not to reveal payments ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1617059/pistorius-blood-money-row-deepens-steenkamp-family-drops-civil-claim
  6. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

    Pistorius presses bid to avoid prison at sentencing hearing

    Posted Oct 14th 2014, 05:12pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Pretoria Oscar Pistorius tried to show he is the ideal candidate for house arrest on Tuesday, as the judge heard the final defence witnesses in the Paralympic gold medallist’s sentencing hearing. The star sprinter’s longtime manager Peet van Zyl took the witness stand for the second day to outline Pistorius’s charity work, an important component of the athlete’s ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1616258/oscar-pistorius-presses-bid-avoid-jail-sentencing-hearing-murder-trial
  7. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

    Pistorius faces sentencing over girlfriend’s death after divisive trial

    Posted Oct 13th 2014, 04:57pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Pretoria Athlete could face up to 15 years in jail, or walk free Disgraced South African track star Oscar Pistorius arrived at the Pretoria High Court on Monday for a sentencing ... Africa’s Times newspaper cited experts saying: ‘Oscar won’t go to jail’. Conversely, Johannesburg’s Star said he was likely to get as many as 10 years behind bars, with a portion suspended. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1615771/pistorius-faces-sentencing-over-girlfriends-death-after-divisive-trial
  8. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

    Oscar Pistorius gets little sympathy from Steenkamp family and friends

    Posted Sep 15th 2014, 04:55am by GDN

    ... The Guardian in Pretoria Family and friends of Reeva Steenkamp and her parents have little sympathy despite her mother saying that she had forgiven him No benefit of doubt for Oscar Pistorius In the most shocking moment of the trial, the state prosecutor confronted Oscar Pistorius with a close-up photo of Reeva Steenkamp, her hair matted dark with blood. The athlete recoiled ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1592479/oscar-pistorius-gets-little-sympathy-steenkamp-family-and-friends
  9. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

    Oscar Pistorius, convicted of culpable homicide, may face more than 10 years in jail

    Posted Sep 12th 2014, 04:29pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Pretoria Paralympian could be jailed for more than 10 years for Valentine's Day killing of girlfriend; verdict surprises many, and state could appeal Pistorius convicted of culpable homicide Oscar Pistorius was yesterday found guilty of culpable homicide for shooting dead his girlfriend and could face a lengthy jail term, in a case that has brought ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1590943/oscar-pistorius-found-guilty-culpable-homicide
  10. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

    Pistorius not guilty of murder, judge rules; culpable homicide finding possible

    Posted Sep 11th 2014, 05:16pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Pretoria Athlete could still face prison if convicted of culpable homicide over death of his girlfriend Pistorius not guilty of murder, judge decides The judge in Oscar Pistorius' murder trial yesterday ruled out both premeditated murder and murder verdicts in the shooting death of the double-amputee Olympic athlete's girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp. Judge ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1590216/south-african-track-star-oscar-pistorius-faces-judgment-day-murder-trial

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