Posts Tagged Africa

Prosecutor: Pistorius shot lover as they talked

Oscar Pistorius puts on his jacket as he arrives at the high court in Pretoria, South Africa, Friday, April 11, 2014. The chief prosecutor laughed scornfully at an answer from Pistorius during the Olympic athlete's murder trial Thursday, mocking the man who shot his girlfriend. Pistorius is charged with murder for the shooting death of his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, on Valentine's Day in 2013. (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe)

PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — What exactly was Oscar Pistorius doing in the moments before he fatally shot his girlfriend in his home?

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Garcia-Lopez upsets Paire to reach Hassan II semis

CASABLANCA, Morocco (AP) — Eighth-seeded Guillermo Garcia-Lopez of Spain beat third-seeded Benoit Paire of France 7-5, 7-6 (4) on Friday to reach the semifinals of the Grand Prix Hassan II.

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Belgium, Russia headline Group H at the World Cup

Chelsea's Eden Hazard arrives for a training session at their facilities in Stoke d'Abernon, near London, Monday, April 7, 2014.  Paris Saint-Germain take a 3-1 lead from the first leg into their second leg Champions League quarterfinal soccer match against Chelsea on Tuesday.  (AP Photo/Matt Dunham).

BRUSSELS (AP) — With Belgium, Russia, South Korea and Algeria, don’t expect too much pre-World Cup hype from Group H.

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