Australian PM slams trial of 4 Rio executives in China

Australian Prime
Minister Kevin Rudd on Tuesday charged that secrecy surrounding the
trial of four Rio Tinto executives in China for commercial
spying has left room for doubt, triggering a major diplomatic
spat with Beijing.

Australian PM Rudd draws fire for mea culpa

Australian Prime Minister Kevin
Rudd was under fire on Monday over startling comments in which he
admitted that he had let down voters and needed to do better, as elections loom.

Threat of terrorism to Australia continues: PM Rudd

Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd has said the foiled terror plot and arrest of four suspects in Melbourne Tuesday are a reminder of the "enduring threat of terrorism both at home and overseas".