Topic: Wayne Swan
Australia's prime ministers tend to give a month's notice on elections, in an effort to have an advantage. Julia Gillard just gave the country eight months' notice.
Australia Foreign Minister Kevin Rudd said today he could not work with Prime Minister Gillard amid 'soap opera' reports that she intended to fire him as foreign minister for disloyalty.
Dozens of asylum seekers, probably from Iraq, were thrown into the sea when their boat sank off the coast of Christmas Island, near Australia. At least 27 have died. Rescue efforts are underway.
12/15/2010 09:24 am
Julia Gillard said she used her first telephone conversation with President Barack Obama on Friday to reassure him of the country's military commitment to Afghanistan.
06/25/2010 10:47 am
US holiday sales are expected to fall 1 percent, the National Retail Federation says.
10/06/2009 01:00 am