Latvian PM says he is a mad Martian

Latvian Prime Minister Einars Repse, and former central bank head, responding wryly to criticism of his performance, says he is a mad Martian who had come to live on Earth.

"You all know I am a caught-out Martian and clearly nuts," Repse, a former central banker, told a news conference on Friday on his first 100 days in office.

The leader of New Era, a new political party, stormed to power in elections in October on promises to rid the country of widespread graft and mismanagement -- and turne