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Pistorius sentenced to five years in jail for girlfriend's death
Pretoria, Oct 21 : South African athlete Oscar Pistorius Tuesday arrived at Pretoria's Kgosi Mampuru prison, after he was handed a five-year jail sentence for killing his girlfriend, model Reeva Steenkamp.
Oscar Pistorius accepts court's justice: Uncle
Pretoria, Oct 21 : Oscar Pistorius has accepted the court's justice that has sent him to prison for five years in the murder of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, and his family is now on the path to move on, his uncle said Tuesday.
Pistorius's 5-year jail satisfies slain girlfriend's kin
Pretoria, Oct 21 : The family of slain model Reeva Steenkamp Tuesday welcomed the sentencing of South African Paralympian Oscar Pistorius to up to five years in jail for the death of their daughter.
Pistorius sentenced to five years in jail for murdering Steenkamp
Johannesburg, Oct 21 : Paralympic athlete Oscar Pistorius has been sentenced to five years in jail for shooting his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp dead.
Pistorius' siblings slam media coverage of athlete's trial, say truth ...
London, Oct 21 : Paralympic runner Oscar Pistorius' siblings have reportedly slammed the media coverage of the double amputee's trial on the eve of the athlete's sentencing, saying that the truth had been twisted and manipulated and sensationalized.
Oscar Pistorius given 5-year imprisonment for girlfriend's death
Pretoria, Oct 21 : South African Paralympian Oscar Pistorius was Tuesday sentenced by a Pretoria court to five years in jail for the culpable homicide death of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.
Fashion designer Oscar De La Renta passes away at 82
Washington, Oct 21 : Fashion Designer Oscar De La Renta has passed away at the age of 82 after a long battle with cancer.
No special cell prepared for Pistorius ahead of sentencing, say ...
London, Oct 21 : South Africa's prison service has reportedly denied allegations that they have a cell prepared for Paralympic runner Oscar Pistorius at one of the country's highest security jail ahead of the double amputee's expected sentencing on Tuesday.
Pakistani film industry witnessing rebirth: Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy
By Radhika Bhirani, New Delhi, Oct 21 : Pakistan's first Oscar winner Sharmeen Obaid-Chenoy hopes that her efforts to make animation mainstream in her home country herald a new era in the country's film industry, which is witnessing a "rebirth" with "bold and socially conscious cinema".
Pistorius's final sentencing Tuesday
Pretoria, Oct 21 : South African Paralympian Oscar Pistorius Tuesday arrived in a court in Pretoria for the final sentencing on charges of killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.
Fashion Designer Oscar de la Renta dead
Los Angeles, Oct 21 : Oscar de la Renta, who designed for several Hollywood stars like Penelope Cruz and Sandra Bullock, for more than four decades, died at the age of 82.
Chelsea maintain five-point advantage at top of PL with 2-1 win at ...
Johannesburg, Oct 19 : Chelsea secured a 2-1 win at Crystal Palace to maintain their five-point advantage at the top of the Premier League table thanks to goals from Oscar and Cesc Fabregas on Saturday in a game where both teams were reduced to ten men.
Pistorius should either get 10 years in jail or 'ubuntu' and ...
Johannesburg, Oct 19 : Paralympic runner Oscar Pistorius' sentencing hearing going on in the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria heard on Friday that the double amputee athlete should either get 10 years in jail or house arrest and community service.
Prosecutor calls Pistorius' shooting of Steenkamp 'horrific'
Johannesburg, Oct 18 : The state prosecutor in Paralympic runner Oscar Pistorius' murder trial has said that the hollow-point bullets fired by the South African athlete from his powerful handgun that 'ripped' through Reeva Steenkamp's body, must have been horrific.
Pistorius' lawyer reveals SA athlete 'not only broke but broken'
London, Oct 18 : Paralympic runner Oscar Pistorius' defence lawyer has revealed to the court that the double amputee athlete has no money left due to the expenses of the sentencing hearing of his murder trial.
Neil Patrick Harris starts planning for Oscars
Los Angeles, Oct 18 : Actor Neil Patrick Harris, who will host the Oscars in 2015, is ready with a list of things for the ceremony.
Oscar Pistorious' lawyer says he's broke, prosecution wants 10-year ...
London, Oct 17 : Oscar Pistorius's chief defence lawyer Friday said the paralympic athlete has "lost everything" since killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp but the prosecution said he deserved at least 10 years behind bars.
Oscar Pistorius storms out of sentencing hearing after hitman abuses ...
Melbourne, Oct 17 : Oscar Pistorius reportedly walked out of his sentencing hearing after a self-confessed hitman abused his sister in the court.
Steenkamp's cousin says Pistorius 'needs to pay' for killing ...
London, Oct 17 : Paralympic runner Oscar Pistorius' deceased girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp's cousin has reportedly said that the athlete should be given "sufficient punishment" for killing his girlfriend.
Victim's cousin demands prison for Oscar Pistorius
Pretoria, Oct 16 : A cousin of murdered model Reeva Steenkamp demanded a stiff prison sentence for South African Paralympian sprinter Oscar Pistorius, who was convicted last month of manslaughter for shooting Steenkamp to death.
Christian Bale as Steve Jobs in new biopic?
Los Angeles, Oct 16 : Oscar-winner Christian Bale, who has played popular characters like Batman and Moses, may take on another iconic role on the big screen -- that of late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs -- in an upcoming biopic.
Lawyer warns court of Pistorius being at risk of vigilante attacks if ...
London, Oct 16 : A lawyer has warned the court hearing Paralympic runner Oscar Pistorius murder sentencing that the double amputee could be at a risk of vigilante attacks if he is spared jail for killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.
Steenkamp's cousin says it was 'end of world' after hearing Pistorius ...
London, Oct 16 : Paralympic runner Oscar Pistorius' deceased girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp's cousin has revealed that it was the end of the world for her when she heard that the double amputee athlete had shot dead the South African model.
Neil Patrick Harris to host 87th Academy Awards
Los Angeles, Oct 16 : Actor Neil Patrick Harris has been roped in to host the Oscars in 2015.
SA Women's body in favour of appeal against unjust Pistorius acquittal
Johannesburg, Oct 15 : The ANC Women's League has said that it would apply to be a friend of the court if an appeal in Paralympic runner Oscar Pistorius' case went ahead.
SA Jail authorities say have adequate facilities to house 'disabled' ...
Johannesburg, Oct 15 : The correctional services department has said that their centres can cater for disabled inmates as they lashed out at claims made during Paralympic runner Oscar Pistorius court proceedings that prisons in South Africa were unable to accommodate disabled prisoners.
Steenkamp's parents refused Pistorius' 'blood money' offer post ...
London, Oct 15 : A South African court has heard that the parents of deceased Reeva Steenkamp have rejected a large cash sum offered by Paralympic runner Oscar Pistorius after he killed her as they do not want that 'blood money'.
Heightened security in Pistorius court could be in light of threats ...
Johannesburg, Oct 14 : The Institute for Secret Studies has said that the heightened security ahead of Paralympic runner Oscar Pistorius' sentencing in his murder case on Monday could have been because of security threats.
Pistorius' three-year house arrest recommendation leaves prosecution ...
London, Oct 14 : Correctional authorities recommendation of a three-year house arrest for Paralympic runner Oscar Pistorius for killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp has left the prosecution livid.
Pistorius trial: Defence pleads for mitigated sentence
Pretoria, Oct 13 : South African track star Oscar Pistorius had a good day Monday for his first sentencing hearing as three defence witnesses tried hard to mitigate the sentence.