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Malcolm Turnbull rules out supporting Kevin Rudd's UN bid

The Australian - ‎25 minutes ago‎
“If the Labor Party wants to try and lecture us on this, they really need to look at the things they themselves have said about Kevin Rudd over many years,” he told Sky News. Conservative Liberal senator Cory Bernardi, who vocally opposed Mr Rudd's ...

Rudd asks government to nominate him for UN0:16

Herald Sun - ‎Jul 26, 2016‎
Kevin Rudd with wife Therese Rein. . The home, at 3 Sutton Place, was built in the 1920s for Anne Morgan, the daughter of US banker J.P.
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PM says he needs to call Kevin Rudd

The Queensland Times - ‎Jul 28, 2016‎
PRIME Minister Malcolm Turnbull was tight-lipped on Thursday afternoon about whether federal ministers endorsed Kevin Rudd for the UN Secretary-General role during a cabinet meeting.

Letters: Energy, globalisation and Kevin Rudd

The Australian Financial Review - ‎Jul 27, 2016‎
Richard Denniss ("There's no fun in energy facts", July 26) correctly draws attention to how high gas prices and the unavailability of the Heywood interconnector resulted in seven days of very high average spot prices in South Australia during the ...

Eight reasons Kevin Rudd should be the UN Secretary-General - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
The whole point of patriotism is that it doesn't matter if someone's an arsehole as long as he's OUR arsehole. I mean let's face it, we all still want Nick Kyrgios to win Wimbledon.
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Kevin Rudd seeks Australian government support for UN secretary-general candidacy

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎Jul 18, 2016‎
Former prime minister Kevin Rudd has taken the critical step of requesting Australian government support for his bid to become the next United Nations secretary-general, Foreign Minister Julie Bishop has revealed.
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Coalition Should Back Kevin Rudd And 'Team Australia' For UN Top Job: Chris Bowen

Huffington Post Australia - ‎Jul 23, 2016‎
Shadow Treasurer Chris Bowen has called on the federal government to get behind former Prime Minister Kevin Rudd's bid to become United Nations secretary-general.
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Kevin Rudd's UN quest backed by conservative Canadian ex-foreign minister John Baird

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
A former foreign minister in a conservative Canadian government is backing former Labor prime minister Kevin Rudd to be the next United Nations chief.

Kevin Rudd not viable as candidate for top UN role: Kim Beazley

The Australian - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
“This doesn't go to anything to do with Kevin Rudd's capacity - it just goes to the times (and) the times would make it a difficult one to proceed his candidacy.

Labor accused of hypocrisy over Kevin Rudd's UN bid

The Australian Financial Review - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
Labor's refusal five years ago to support Peter Costello as the next head of the International Monetary Fund could cruel Kevin Rudd's bid to become the next Secretary-General of the United Nations. The Turnbull government is deeply split over Mr Rudd's ...
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Kevin Rudd's not the man for the United Nations: Helen Clark is far a better choice

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎Jul 15, 2016‎
We really need to talk about Kevin. Our choice is between a wildly inexperienced but bumptious male and a wise, experienced female, respected, accomplished, fit-for-purpose.

Kevin Rudd's failed UN secretary-general bid

Malaysiakini (subscription) - ‎2 hours ago‎
Such a figure is former Australian prime minister Kevin Rudd, who has become something of a prattler in chief, roaming an assortment of international stages in the vain hope that he might, just might become the next UN secretary-general.
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UN secretary-general: Guterres leads first poll, Rudd still seeks backing

The Australian - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
Kevin Rudd has requested that the Australian government nominate him and, as the Prime Minister has indicated on a number of occasions, that'll be a matter for cabinet,” Foreign Minister Julie Bishop told Sky News on Monday.

No uptown funk for K-Rudd

Crikey (registration) - ‎Jul 19, 2016‎
Former Prime Minister Kevin Rudd made it official this week and asked the Australian government for its nomination for the role of United Nations Secretary General.
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Don't 'inflict' Rudd on UN: Abetz

Sky News Australia - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
Liberal Senator Eric Abetz says it would be a mistake to allow former Prime Minister Kevin Rudd to nominate for the position of the Secretary-General of the United Nations.

Corio MP backs Rudd's UN tilt

Geelong Advertiser - ‎Jul 18, 2016‎
The Corio MP has a long association with Mr Rudd and said he would be an excellent representative for Australia. “Obviously the government should support any serious Australian candidate, especially a former prime minister,” Mr Marles said.

Cabinet to decide Rudd's UN bid

SBS - ‎Jul 27, 2016‎
A decision not to back Kevin Rudd's nomination to lead the United Nations would show the right wing of the coalition has the prime minister and foreign minister on a short leash, says Labor.


Prokerala - ‎16 minutes ago‎
SYDNEY, July 29 (Xinhua) -- Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull speaks during the press conference in Sydney, Australia, July 29, 2016.