Wednesday, July 30, 2014   

Pistorius trial moves into 7th week
(05-05 16:06)

The Oscar Pistorius murder trial has resumed after a two-week recess, with the defense team calling its fourth witness in an attempt to rebuild the double-amputee athlete's case that he killed his girlfriend by mistake last year.
The trial moved into its seventh week Monday with testimony from Johan Stander, the first person Pistorius says he called after he shot Reeva Steenkamp at his home in the early hours of Feb. 14, 2013. Stander lived at the same gated community as Pistorius.
Pistorius has said that Stander and his daughter were the first people to arrive on the scene after the shooting.
Stander's testimony follows a shaky start by Pistorius' defense, where the Olympian's story of an accidental killing came under scrutiny as he was cross-examined by the chief prosecutor. --AP   
Other World breaking news:
4 charged with murder in death of Chinese student (51 mins ago)
20 killed as Israeli shelling hits UN school in Gaza (54 mins ago)
Europe launches last resupply ship to space station (1 hr 6 mins ago)
China hacked into National Research Council computers: Canada (1 hr 15 mins ago)
EU, US toughen measures against Russia (2 hrs 5 mins ago)
Pan-African airline suspends flights to Ebola hit countries (2 hrs 34 mins ago)
(Flight MH17) Dutch police receive 150 crash images, videos (07-29 18:53)
Japan finishes whale hunt in Pacific (07-29 18:08)
NKorea offers to return body of SKorean man (07-29 18:08)
Dutch PM urges Ukraine to stop fighting near crash site (07-29 18:00)

More breaking news >>

© 2014 The Standard, The Standard Newspapers Publishing Ltd.
Contact Us | About Us | Newsfeeds | Subscriptions | Print Ad. | Online Ad. | Street Pts

 


Home | Top News | Local | Business | China | ViewPoint | CityTalk | World | Sports | People | Central Station | Spree | Features

The Standard

Trademark and Copyright Notice: Copyright 2014, The Standard Newspaper Publishing Ltd., and its related entities. All rights reserved.  Use in whole or part of this site's content is prohibited.   Use of this Web site assumes acceptance of the
Terms of Use, Privacy Policy Statement and Copyright Policy.  Please also read our Ethics Statement.