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MUMBAI, India (AP) — One of India's biggest and most popular movie stars, Salman Khan, was sentenced to five years in jail Wednesday on charges of running over five men sleeping on a sidewalk and killing one in a hit-and-run case that has dragged for more than 12 years.
Nearly 40,000 refugees have fled Burundi to neighbouring Rwanda, Tanzania and the Democratic Republic of the Congo in the last month, amid protests against President Pierre Nkurunziza's bid for a third term, the United Nations said on Wednesday. The opposition says Burundi's constitution and a peace deal that ended the civil war limits Nkurunziza to two terms. About a dozen demonstrators gathered in the capital's Kinindo district on Wednesday, one of them holding a placard saying: "The constitutional court's decision will not stop us.