Three Australian ministers quit after a botched leadership coup in which Prime Minister Julia Gillard retained Labor party`s top job, as main rival Kevin Rudd said he would not challenge her again.
Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard has conceded she was ‘surprised’ after Kevin Rudd chose not to contest against her in leadership ballot.
Last year, Australia faced intense criticism for its perceived failure to prevent racist attacks against Indian students.
The release of the first 27 men from Afghanistan and Sri Lanka to live on temporary visas has been welcomed.
Australia will for the first time forcibly deport an Afghan asylum seeker whose application for protection was rejected, the government said Tuesday.
Day in Pics: 1st February
Showbiz World - February 1, 2015
Playboy Super Bowl XLIX Party