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Oscar Pistorius trial: athlete's sole aim was to kill, court told

Oscar Pistorius armed himself “with the sole purpose” of shooting Reeva Steenkamp dead and has since been so overcome by what he has done because he “intended to kill her”.
Oscar Pistorius armed himself “with the sole purpose” of shooting Reeva Steenkamp dead and has since been so overcome by what he has done because he “intended to kill her”.
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MANY major grain producing regions in Australia are enjoying their best autumn break since the 1990s. MANY major grain producing regions in Australia are enjoying their best autumn break since the 1990s.
JAPANESE businesses will only have to outlay $15 million on land to trigger FIRB scrutiny, and $53 million on agribusiness investments.
JAPANESE businesses will only have to outlay $15 million on land to trigger FIRB scrutiny, and $53 million on agribusiness investments.
IT IS 11 months today since Anne and Michael Rayner left Oakland Station, St George, and took to the road to keep their Shorthorn breeders and progeny alive. IT IS 11 months today since Anne and Michael Rayner left Oakland Station, St George, and took to the road to keep their Shorthorn breeders and progeny alive.
AN idea to set up an online offer board for selling cattle has gained cautious support from growers in the state’s north west, tempered with pessimism about the likelihood of enough political will to make it happen. AN idea to set up an online offer board for selling cattle has gained cautious support from growers in the state’s north west, tempered with pessimism about the likelihood of enough political will to make it happen.
10:41 AM Boston police are investigating two unattended backpacks left near the finish line of the Boston Marathon following a ceremony marking the first anniversary since the bombings which...
12:56 AM DUNCAN, Oklahoma, April 14 AP - A fourth person has been charged in the death of Australian baseball player Christopher Lane in southern Oklahoma.
15 Apr 14 It's day 23 in the trial of Oscar Pistorius for the murder of his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp.
15 Apr 14 Pretoria: Oscar Pistorius was accused of using emotional outbursts to avoid difficult questions, changing his defence and screaming at his girlfriend to “get the f--- out” of his home...
15 Apr 14 They've giggled at bare bottoms, swung cricket bats, raced yachts and met the young, the old, the infirm and the high-powered.
15 Apr 14 Pretoria: Oscar Pistorius' composure cracked repeatedly as his murder trial resumed on Monday. The athlete broke down twice as he was accused of knowing exactly who he was firing at in...
14 Apr 14 Oscar Pistorius returns to the witness box on day 22 of his trial for the murder of Reeva Steenkamp.
14 Apr 14 The argument about global warming is now mostly between China and the US
14 Apr 14 Malaysian authorities are uncertain what to do with the black boxes from Flight 370 if they are located and brought to the surface from the Indian Ocean north-west of Perth.
14 Apr 14 Berlin: A major climate report presented to the world was censored by the very governments who requested it, frustrating and angering some of its lead authors.
13 Apr 14 With its opulent palace life, heroic storyline and beautiful lead actors, the Turkish drama set in the court of Sultan Suleyman, Magnificent Century, should have represented the artistic...
On May 16, 12 million public servants on loan to India's election commission will conclude the biggest organised event in human history: the 2014 general elections.
13 Apr 14 On May 16, 12 million public servants on loan to India's election commission will conclude the biggest organised event in human history: the 2014 general elections.
13 Apr 14 The two young brothers looked into the bright blue sky and waved happily at the shiny plane flying far above.
13 Apr 14 Gunmen stormed a village gathering in northwestern Pakistan on Saturday and kidnapped about 100 men, Pakistani government officials said.
A residential camp allows boys who do not conform to gender to shine.
13 Apr 14 A residential camp allows boys who do not conform to gender to shine.
When a volunteer worker in Rajasthan recently saw dalit (formerly untouchable) women labourers in a village removing their shoes for a stretch of road on their way to work at a construction site and then putting them on again for the rest of the way, she was mystified. ''Why are you taking off your shoes?'' she asked.
13 Apr 14 When a volunteer worker in Rajasthan recently saw dalit (formerly untouchable) women labourers in a village removing their shoes for a stretch of road on their way to work at a...
13 Apr 14 Prime Minister Tony Abbott has foreshadowed closer military co-operation and joint military exercises with China, and revealed President Xi Jinping has accepted his invitation to address...
13 Apr 14 In the Strangers’ Bar at the Palace of Westminster, the booze is cheap and the morals are loose. Sleaze, it seems, is well and truly back – if it ever went away – at Britain’s centre of...
13 Apr 14 A pilot of the missing Malaysian airliner made a call on his mobile telephone after it had turned back from its scheduled flight path and was flying low near the island of Penang,...
12 Apr 14 With Iran suffering as a result of crippling sanctions, the pressure is on the country's "reformist" president to get the economy moving again.
11 Apr 14 Holiday snaps of Australian Peter Greste’s parents and his award-winning BBC documentary on Somalia were just two of the many pieces of irrelevant material presented as evidence to an...
11 Apr 14 As Oscar Pistorius faced further cross-examination, the Olympian made a slip in his evidence. And the prosecutor swooped.
10 Apr 14 It is day 20 of the Oscar Pistorius murder trial and the Olympic and Paralympic track star faces a second day of cross-examination.
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Bleat all you like nico. I am not wasting my money on scientists involved with the whole global
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Hydatid, look beyond the end of your nose. If I am Chinese, and I supply my labour much cheaper
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It should be the ABC bracing for hefty cuts to taxpayer funding. As Sodbuster says, sell it and
FELLOWSHIP – the support of mates – it’s a key ingredient in improving mental health outcomes for men everywhere and one of the rewards offered for the people who will be taking part in a 1200km bike ride from Brisbane to Longreach in early May.
15 Apr 14 FELLOWSHIP – the support of mates – it’s a key ingredient in improving mental health outcomes for men everywhere and...
SANDS of Anzac biscuits and fruit cakes have made their way around drought affected Queensland and into the mailboxes of farming families. 
15 Apr 14 SANDS of Anzac biscuits and fruit cakes have made their way around drought affected Queensland and into the...