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Abbott wins in Aus polls, Labor's Rudd to step down
Australia's Conservative challenger Tony Abbott on Saturday stormed to power with a thumping victory in national polls, as Prime Minister Kevin Rudd conceded defeat ending six years of Labor Party......
Australian PM Rudd calls for election on September 7
Five weeks after he seized the Labor Party leadership, Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd on Sunday set September 7 as the date for the country's next parliamentary elections amid growing......
First Aus Muslim minister racially abused for taking oath on Quran
Hours after Ed Husic became Australia's first ever Muslim minister, he was flooded with online racial abuse for taking oath of office on the Quran. Forty-three-year-old Husic, was appointed as......
Aus: Parties woo independents to form govt
Australia's two main parties scrambled to woo three independent lawmakers, who have emerged as 'king-makers,' to cobble up the country's first minority government since World War II. With a......
Julia Gillard is Australia's first woman PM
Julia Gillard was announced on Thursdayas Australia's first woman prime minister after Kevin Rudd stepped down in tears as the ruling Labour Party's leader at a ballot meeting. Gillard, who said......
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