A court has heard paralympic champion Oscar Pistorius shot his girlfriend on Valentine's Day. The double amputee has been charged with premeditated murder.
South Africa has accused Donald Trump of trying to sow racial divisions after he weighed in on the country's land reform debate. The US president said in a tweet that farmers were being forced off their land and killed.
South Africa's Supreme Court of Appeal has increased the Paralympian's jail term for killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp to more than 13 years. Prosecutors had argued that the original sentence was "far too lenient."
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.
South African prosecutors want a harsher prison sentence for Paralympian Oscar Pistorius, in jail for murdering his girlfriend in 2013. They have called his current six-year sentence "shockingly" lenient.
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