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Australia PM: 'Increasing Hope' Of Breakthrough In Hunt For MH370

Reuters | Posted 03.22.2014 | World

By Matt Siegel and A. Ananthalakshmi PERTH/KUALA LUMPUR March 23 (Reuters) - Australia's prime minister said on Sunday there was "increasing hope" ...

'Recycled' Rudd Takes Back Power As Australia's PM

AP | ROD McGUIRK | Posted 06.27.2013 | World

CANBERRA, Australia -- Dubbed "Recycled Rudd" in newspaper headlines, Kevin Rudd returned as Australia's prime minister Thursday, reviving his party's...

Who Is Kevin Rudd?

Reuters | Posted 08.26.2013 | World

By Rob Taylor CANBERRA, June 26 (Reuters) - When Kevin Rudd was swept to power as Australian prime minister in 2007, the Mandarin-spe...

Julia Gillard Ousted By Predecessor

AP | ROD McGUIRK | Posted 08.26.2013 | World

CANBERRA, Australia — Kevin Rudd was sworn in as Australian prime minister on Thursday three years and three days after he was ousted from the s...

Australian PM Knits Toy Kangaroo For Royal Baby

Agence France Presse | | Posted 08.25.2013 | World

Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard has revealed she is knitting a red kangaroo for the first baby of Prince William and his wife Kate.The nation'...

Magnate Behind New Titanic Plans To Revive Political Party

AP | ROD McGUIRK | Posted 04.26.2013 | World

CANBERRA, Australia -- A wealthy Australian who is rebuilding the Titanic plans to do the political equivalent. Clive Palmer said Friday he intends to...

POWER STRUGGLE

AP | ROD McGUIRK | Posted 04.25.2012 | World

CANBERRA, Australia — Prime Minister Julia Gillard said Saturday that she is "incredibly confident" of leading her Labor Party to victory in ele...

Crocodile Tips Australian PM To Win Elections

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

DARWIN, Australia — A crocodile that picked the winner of the soccer World Cup has predicted Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard will be re-...

Australia Gets Its First Female Prime Minister

AP | ROD McGUIRK | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

CANBERRA, Australia — A sudden revolt within Australia's ruling party gave the country its first woman prime minister, who promised Thursday to ...