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Oscar Pistorius leaves court in Pretoria, South Africa in his ongoing murder trail. Prosecutors and lawyers for Oscar Pistorius have one last chance to convince a South African judge when they present closing arguments this week

Oscar Pistorius trial: Prosecution calls for athlete's testimony to be rejected in closing arguments

Defence and prosecution set for final courtroom battle as closing arguments for and against the athlete are heard in court

Oscar Pistorius places his head in his hands as he listens to the cross examination during his trial in court in Pretoria

Oscar Pistorius trial: When will there be a judgement, what’s his defence – and what happens next?

Oscar Pistorius verdict looms as prosecution and defence present final arguments

Oscar Pistorius cries during his ongoing murder trial, at the high court in Pretoria

Oscar Pistorius back in the dock as verdict looms

Defence and prosecution will present their closing arguments tomorrow

A screenshot of the app Bomb Gaza in the Google Play store

Google removes 'tasteless' Bomb Gaza game from Android app store

Bomb Gaza asked players to drop bombs on the Gaza strip without killing civilians to win points

Spain freezes military exports to Israel

Spanish foreign minister described the scenes in Gaza as heart-breaking

Americans fall out of love with burgers...But their appetite for chicken sandwiches, doughnuts and coffee is insatiable

Quintessential American meal losing ground to healthier and more exotic options

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President insists his administration is pro-business but calls on corporate America to do more to benefit society

Banco Espirito Santo to be rescued in multi-billion euro bailout

Portugal's largest listed lender will be split up into a "good" and a "bad" bank

Obama: 'Russia doesn't make anything'

US President calls for perspective on Russia as he warns Putin's actions will cause more harm than good over long term

Penelope Cruz clarifies Israel-Gaza comments after being labelled an anti-Semite: 'I wish for unity, and peace'

Husband Javier Bardem follows suit by issuing a separate statement explaining his position after they were criticised

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