Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd called a September 7 general election on Sunday, barely six weeks after he toppled former leader Julia Gillard in a party-room vote, ending a turbulent three years in power for the minority Labor government
Kevin Rudd returned as Australian prime minister on Wednesday, executing a stunning party room coup on Julia Gillard almost three years to the day after being ousted by his former deputy and less than three month
Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard convincingly won a leadership vote against rival Kevin Rudd on Monday as opinion polls show her unpopular minority government clawing back voter support despite the bitter and public leadership brawl.
Australian Foreign Minister Kevin Rudd defended his country's relations with China as 'robust' after a WikiLeaks report said he advised the US it may need to use force to contain China.
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Julia Gillard became Australia's first female prime minister on Thursday, as Kevin Rudd made an emotional and ignominious exit, saying she would call an election in coming months and asking voters to trust her.
Gillard immediately offered
Rescuers have reached the wreckage of a passenger aircraft that crashed in Papua New Guinea and found no survivors among the 13 passengers and crew, Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd said on Wednesday.
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Australia's prime minister-elect, Kevin Rudd, has announced the make-up of his new government.
He appointed his deputy leader, Julia Gillard, as education minister, and a former rock star, Midnight Oil singer Peter Garrett, as environment
Incoming Labor Prime Minister Kevin Rudd, a Mandarin-speaking former diplomat, has pledged closer Australian ties with overseas allies and unity at home after ending 11 years of conservative rule under John Howard.
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