Kevin Rudd

  • Australia election: Conservative leader Abbott registers thumping victory 08-09-2013 07:19 AM

    Australia's conservative leader Tony Abbott swept into office in a landslide election on Saturday as voters punished the outgoing Labor government for six years of turbulent rule and for failing to maximise the benefits of a now fading mining boom. Abbott, a former boxer, Rhodes scholar and trainee priest, promised...
  • Early exit polls report opposition romp in Australia 07-09-2013 01:40 PM

    Sydney: Early exit polls taken in Australia's national election Saturday showed the Tony Abbott-led conservative opposition romping to victory over Kevin Rudd's Labor Party. A Sky News exit poll released before voting was to end at 6:00 pm (0800 GMT) predicted that the Liberal/Nationals would gain a massive 25 seats...
  • Conservative leader Tony Abbott expected to win Australian election as polls begin 07-09-2013 09:59 AM

    Australia's conservative leader Tony Abbott, expected to win national elections on Saturday and end six years of Labor rule, cast his vote at a Sydney surf club, joking he'd rather be enjoying the beach than campaigning. A confident Abbott, who is often photographed in his swimming costume at his local...
  • Obama talks Syria with Australia's Rudd; Rice meets Israelis 27-08-2013 06:38 AM

    Washington: President Barack Obama spoke with Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd about possible international responses to the Syrian situation while his national security adviser discussed Syria and security with Israeli officials, the White House said on Monday. In a call with Rudd, "the two leaders expressed their grave concern about...
  • Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard ousted in party vote 27-06-2013 04:15 AM

    Sydney: Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard lost to Kevin Rudd in a contest for her Labor Party's leadership on Wednesday. As Rudd won 57 votes to 45 in a leadership ballot of the party's lawmakers, the change has come ahead of a general election due in September, which polls suggest...
  • Julia Gillard ousted as Australian PM after party coup 26-06-2013 06:58 PM

    Canberra: 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 months out from a general election. The reinstatement of Rudd was a last-ditch effort...
  • Australia expands sanctions against Iran 06-12-2011 11:00 AM

    Melbourne: Australian Government has expanded sanctions against Iran in response to its continued non-compliance with UN Security Council resolution on its nuclear programme. Foreign Minister Kevin Rudd said in a statement on Monday that the measures will target people and companies involved in Iran's ballistic missile and nuclear programmes and...
  • Krishna urges Aus to lift ban on uranium sale 20-01-2011 12:44 PM

    Melbourne: External Affairs Minster SM Krishna met his Australian counterpart Kevin Rudd in Melbourne on Thursday even as he again made a strong pitch to lift ban on uranium sale to India insisting that nuclear power is necessary for energy starved developing countries. Krishna arrived at the Royal Society of...
  • WikiLeaks: Australia FM blames US, not Assange 08-12-2010 05:51 PM

    Melbourne: Australia's Foreign Minister Kevin Rudd on Wednesday blamed the United States, not the Australian founder of WikiLeaks, for the unauthorised leak of some 250,000 secret US diplomatic cables - some of which reflected badly on him. Rudd said those who originally leaked the documents were legally liable and that...
  • Australia assures to protect Indians against attacks 12-11-2009 11:27 PM

    Australian PM says Indians are welcomed guests of his country. ...
  • Watch: Brand Australia takes another beating 25-09-2009 09:59 PM

    Michael Hurley allegedly pulled off the cabbie's turban. ...
  • Tune In: Student says Krishna wrong to believe Aus 08-08-2009 03:31 PM

    Mayank Sharma has been racially abused thrice in a month. ...
  • Exclusive: Australian PM vows safety for Indians in Oz 25-06-2009 12:35 AM

    Kevin Rudd spoke exclusively to CNN IBN's Divya Iyer. ...
  • Australia wildfires claims 96 lives 08-02-2009 09:45 PM

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