South Africa's supreme court overturned a first verdict and upgraded the severity from the original conviction. The paralympic sprinter, who had shot and killed his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp in 2013, could now face many more years in prison.
Oscar Pistorius has been taken to hospital for overnight observation. The South African athlete, who is serving a six-year jail term for the murder of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, was reportedly suffering chest pains.
A court in Dessau has delivered its verdict on the killing of a Chinese student who was raped and savagely beaten to death. One of the accused's parents, a police officer, was initially tasked with the investigation.
Germany's federal prosecutor says two alleged accomplices to NSU member Beate Zschäpe provided the murder weapon that was used in a string of racial killings. The neo-Nazi trial is expected to wrap up in a few months.
South African Paralympic gold medallist Oscar Pistorius faces at least 15 years in jail for the murder of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. The athlete has no legal right to appeal the sentence.
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