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By John Irish RIYADH (Reuters) - France and Saudi Arabia believe that any future nuclear accord between Iran and six major powers must be robust, verifiable and no threat to Tehran's neighbors, the two countries said ahead of a summit in Riyadh on Tuesday. Saudi Arabia invited French President Francois Hollande, whose country is deemed to have the toughest stance among the six world powers negotiating with Iran, to Riyadh to discuss regional issues with Gulf Arab leaders who fear a rapprochement with Tehran could further inflame the region. "France and Saudi Arabia confirmed the necessity to reach a robust, lasting, verifiable, undisputed and binding deal with Iran," Hollande and the new Saudi King Salman said in a statement after meeting on Monday.
An inquisitive koala nicknamed "Blinky Bill" has sauntered into the emergency department of an Australian hospital, exploring the waiting room for several minutes before wandering back out. The unexpected visit, captured on CCTV, delighted health workers and has gone viral on Facebook. Western District Health Service chief executive Rohan Fitzgerald said the furry animal was "very casual" when he marched into the facility in Hamilton town about 300 kilometres (185 miles) west of Melbourne. "He was a koala that knew his own mind," Fitzgerald told AFP.
By Patrick Nduwimana BUJUMBURA (Reuters) - Burundi's constitutional court approved President Pierre Nkurunziza's bid for a third term in office on Tuesday, a ruling promptly dismissed as biased by opponents who said they would continue protests until he backed down. The opposition says Nkurunziza's plan to stand in a June election violates the constitution and a peace deal that ended a civil war that pitted the ethnic Hutu majority against the Tutsi minority from 1993 to 2005. Civil society groups say a dozen people have been killed, while more than 30,000 have fled to neighbouring states fearing renewed ethnic violence. "The renewal of the presidential term through direct universal suffrage for five years is not against the constitution of Burundi," a constitutional court statement said.