Pistorius re-enacts shooting in shock footage

Jul 7, 2014

Pistorius re-enacts shooting in shock footage

Oscar Pistorius is walking on his stumps, appearing to aim a pistol, in footage broadcast Sunday that shows the Paralympic gold medallist at his most vulnerable in a shock re-enactment of the night he shot his girlfriend. Lawyers for the athlete said the video, ...

Mar 24, 2014

Witness testifies about screams in Pistorius trial

A neighbor of Oscar Pistorius testified at his murder trial on Monday that she heard gunshots as well as screams from both a man and a woman on the night that the double-amputee runner fatally shot girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. Anette Stipp’s testimony matched some ...

Moscow court sends seven to prison for protest rally

Feb 25, 2014

Moscow court sends seven to prison for protest rally

A Russian court handed down prison sentences Monday of up to four years for seven people who took part in a 2012 protest against Vladimir Putin. An eighth defendant received a suspended sentence. Hundreds of their supporters gathered outside the courthouse to condemn the ...

Feb 19, 2014

Teen denies intent to kill in Tokyo robbery-slaying

An 18-year-old Romanian indicted for the murder and robbery of a woman in Tokyo last year said Wednesday as his trial opened that he had no intention of killing his victim. The defendant, whose name is not being released because he is a minor, ...

Guam rampage trial delayed by psych claim

Feb 17, 2014

Guam rampage trial delayed by psych claim

The trial over a vehicular rampage and stabbing spree on Guam a year ago that left three Japanese dead and several others injured has yet to begin after the defendant waived his right to a speedy trial and claimed mental illness as his defense. ...

Kindergartners' tsunami deaths hearing begins

Jan 31, 2014

Kindergartners' tsunami deaths hearing begins

Oral proceedings started Friday at the Sendai High Court in an appeal filed by a school against damages it was ordered to pay in connection with the March 11, 2011, tsunami deaths of four pupils aboard one of its buses, and both sides also ...

Egypt: Morsi's trial adjourned until Feb. 1

Jan 8, 2014

Egypt: Morsi's trial adjourned until Feb. 1

The trial of Egypt’s former Islamist president on charges of inciting murder was adjourned Wednesday until next month, after bad weather prevented a helicopter flight from bringing Mohammed Morsi to court. The helicopter, which was to fly Morsi from a prison near the Mediterranean ...