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  • ** FILE ** Australia's Prime Minister Julia Gillard makes a statement to the media after a leadership ballot in Canberra, Australia, March 21, 2013. (Associated Press)

    Australian D.J. fired for cracking gay joke at P.M.

    A radio host was fired for tossing a gay joke Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard's way during a live broadcast earlier this week.


  • ** FILE ** Australia's Prime Minister Julia Gillard makes a statement to the media after a leadership ballot in Canberra, Australia, March 21, 2013. (Associated Press)

    Salami projectile hurled at Australian Prime Minister — again

    Another sandwich was thrown at Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard on Thursday during a school visit in Canberra.


  • Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard. (Associated Press)

    Australian prime minister under attack — by sandwich thrower

    Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard might want to lay off the school trips for a while.


  • Australians rejoice after Scott's Masters victory

    It began overnight on social media in Australia, hours before three of the country's best golfers teed off among the top five in the final round of the Masters in pursuit of that elusive green jacket.


  • Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard. (Associated Press)

    Austrailian PM orders probe of child sex abuse

    Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard ordered a federal inquiry Monday into allegations of child sex abuse in state and religious institutions and in community groups following a string of sexual abuse accusations against priests and claims of a Catholic Church cover-up.


  • Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard (Associated Press)

    Australia prime minister backs deportation of asylum seekers

    Australia's prime minister announced a sharp reversal in her government's policy on asylum seekers on Monday, saying it will introduce legislation allowing their deportation to the poor Pacific nations of Papua New Guinea and Nauru to face lengthy stays in detention camps.


  • Australia bans Chinese company from Web network

    Australia has banned Chinese technology giant Huawei from bidding to help build a nationwide high-speed Internet network due to concern about cyber attacks traced to China.


  • Embassy Row

    Embattled, embittered and perhaps a bit embarrassed, Australian Foreign Minister Kevin Rudd shocked colleagues with his surprise resignation this week while he was on an official visit to Washington.


  • Embassy Row

    Australia's foreign minister arrives in Washington this week dogged by an Internet video that shows him cursing and pounding his desk in a rant that is fueling a political showdown with the prime minister.


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