Australia’s Gillard in spoof: Mayans were right, world is ending

Australia's PM Gillard attends the ASEAN Global Dialogue session of the 21st ASEAN and East Asia summits in Phnom PenhCANBERRA (Reuters) – According to Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard, the Mayans were right and the apocalypse is near. In a spoof 50-second video appearance promoting a local radio station's breakfast show, Gillard provided hair-raising details that she said would come when the world ends this month, as the ancient Mayans calendar predicted. With the straight face she often uses in a normal press conference, and surrounded by Australian national flags, Gillard addressed viewers as "My dear remaining fellow Australians." "The end of world is coming. …