Australia PM battle looms after foreign minister quits

February 22nd, 2012  
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Topic: Australia PM battle looms after foreign minister quits

CANBERRA (Reuters) - Australian Foreign Minister Kevin Rudd resigned on Wednesday, saying he could no longer work with Prime Minister Julia Gillard, igniting a new and bitter leadership crisis for the struggling minority government. Gillard's government has sunk in popularity as Gillard and Rudd, whom she ousted in 2010, have waged a personal feud that has split their Labor Party and alienated voters. Labor insiders said that while Rudd was more popular with voters, Gillard had stronger support within the party and would easily win a leadership vote, which could come as early as next week. ...

February 23rd, 2012  
Good bloody riddance to both of them. Juliar Gillied is an opportunist who doesn't hesitate to lie to stay in power. KRudd is a UN Secretary General wanna-be with delusions of being "the Dear Leader".

"How you rike that, Hans Brix!"

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