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We have started to collect the most important news related to Aruba in November 2005. By default, most recent news are listed first.

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Police 'foil Melbourne terror plot'

Saturday, April 18th 2015, 8:08

Australian police charge a teenager in connection with what they say was an Islamic State-inspired plot to attack a World War One centenary event.
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Cricket legend Benaud laid to rest

Wednesday, April 15th 2015, 17:39

A private funeral and commemoration service attended by former players is held for former Australian captain and cricket commentator Richie Benaud.
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Why Australia protects 'Anzac'

Wednesday, April 15th 2015, 6:09

Why the term 'Anzac' is protected by Australian law
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Big business tax cuts plan shelved

Wednesday, April 15th 2015, 5:37

The Australian government has reneged on a promise to cut company tax for big businesses, Prime Minister Tony Abbott reveals.
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Australian on 145 child sex charges

Monday, April 13th 2015, 2:03

A 47-year-old man faces 145 charges of rape, child exploitation and grooming offences allegedly committed in three Australian states.
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Australia crackdown on non-immunisers

Sunday, April 12th 2015, 7:07

The Australian government announces its intention to stop welfare payments to parents who refuse to vaccinate their children.
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Benaud family rejects state funeral

Sunday, April 12th 2015, 6:25

The family of the late former Australian cricket captain and legendary commentator Richie Benaud declines PM Tony Abbott's offer of a state funeral.
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VIDEO: Cricket legend Benaud dies aged 84

Friday, April 10th 2015, 2:51
related countries: Switzerland Switzerland

Andy Swiss looks back at the career of legendary broadcaster, cricket commentator and former Australian cricket captain Richie Benaud who has died aged 84.
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State funeral offered for Benaud

Friday, April 10th 2015, 1:35

Australia offers a state funeral to the family of former Australian cricket captain and legendary commentator Richie Benaud, who has died aged 84.
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Australian firms take to four wheels

Wednesday, April 8th 2015, 23:00

Australian firms swap bricks and mortar for four wheels
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VIDEO: Lost boy rescued after five-day ordeal

Tuesday, April 7th 2015, 10:31

An 11-year-old Australian boy who went missing during a family camping trip five days ago has been found alive.
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Illegal downloaders face exposure

Tuesday, April 7th 2015, 8:06
related countries: United States United States

An Australian court orders internet service providers to hand over details of customers accused of illegally downloading a US movie.
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Lost boy found after five days

Tuesday, April 7th 2015, 6:48
related countries: Australia Australia, Seychelles Seychelles
related places: Victoria

An 11-year-old Australian boy with autism who went missing at a campsite in Victoria, Australia, is found after five days.
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Tuesday, April 7th 2015, 2:08
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia

Lawyers for two Australian drug smugglers on death row in Indonesia say they will continue to fight for them, after losing a legal challenge.
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Australians' death row appeal fails

Monday, April 6th 2015, 9:10
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia

Two Australian drug smugglers sentenced to death in Indonesia cannot challenge the president's rejection of their clemency pleas, a court rules.
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VIDEO: Harry on Australia military duty

Monday, April 6th 2015, 6:20
related countries: Australia Australia

Prince Harry has arrived in Australia for a four-week placement with the Australian Defence Force.
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Prince Harry arrives in Australia

Monday, April 6th 2015, 3:44
related countries: Australia Australia

Prince Harry has arrived in Australia ahead of a four-week placement with the Australian Defence Force.
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Australia school 'caged' student

Thursday, April 2nd 2015, 8:46
related countries: Australia Australia
related places: Canberra

Australian education officials express shock over reports that a Canberra school put a child with special needs in a cage-like structure.
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VIDEO: Young surfers taught to save lives

Tuesday, March 31st 2015, 22:38

The number of people drowning in Australian has continued to fall as children are being taught to be safe in the water.
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Team Sky's Porte wins in Catalunya

Sunday, March 29th 2015, 13:13

Australian Richie Porte of Team Sky continues his fine early season form with victory at the Volta a Catalunya.
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Chevron to sell stake in Caltex

Friday, March 27th 2015, 8:29
related countries: United States United States
related places: Chevron

US energy giant Chevron is to sell its 50% stake in Caltex Australia, the petrol station operator, for a reported 4.6bn Australian dollars ($3.6bn; £2.4bn).
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State funeral for Malcolm Fraser

Friday, March 27th 2015, 4:23

Malcolm Fraser, prime minister from 1975-1983, is hailed as a "unique and great" Australian at his state funeral in Melbourne.
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Australia gets controversial data law

Thursday, March 26th 2015, 21:55

The Australian Senate approves legislation requiring internet and mobile phone providers to store customers' metadata for two years.
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Australia murderer guilty of rapes

Thursday, March 26th 2015, 5:13
related countries: Ireland Ireland

An Australian man jailed for the rape and murder of Irish woman Jill Meagher is convicted of three more rapes, officials reveal.
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Australia prevents 'militant' trips

Wednesday, March 25th 2015, 7:10

Australian police have prevented 200 people suspected of trying to join militant groups from leaving the country since August, say officials.
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Australian gangs driving meth boom

Wednesday, March 25th 2015, 0:13
related countries: Australia Australia

More than 60% of Australia's major organised crime figures are dealing crystal meth - known as "ice" - a new report finds.
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Antarctic rescue for sick Australian

Monday, March 23rd 2015, 2:58

Australian expeditioner is evacuated from Antarctic ice station by helicopter after suddenly falling seriously ill.
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Bilardi was IS 'trophy', says father

Sunday, March 22nd 2015, 21:37

Father of Australian teenager Jake Bilardi, who is believed to have carried out an Islamic State suicide attack, says his son was a "soft target" for the terror group.
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Ex-Australian PM Fraser dies at 84

Friday, March 20th 2015, 4:12

Malcolm Fraser, who was Australian prime minister between 1975 and 1983, has died after a brief illness.
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Salvation Army 'failed to protect boys'

Wednesday, March 18th 2015, 3:01

Inquiry finds that Australian Salvation Army failed to protect young boys in its care from sexual and physical abuse.
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Neighbours to celebrate 30 years

Tuesday, March 17th 2015, 1:57

Australian soap Neighbours is gearing up to celebrate its 30th anniversary after success in more than 60 countries around the world.
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Australia bans Barrier Reef dumping

Monday, March 16th 2015, 2:28

Australian government to legislate permanent ban on dumping of capital dredge spoil to protect Great Barrier Reef from deteriorating further.
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Hamilton wins with ease in Australia

Sunday, March 15th 2015, 6:45
related countries: Australia Australia, Bermuda Bermuda

Lewis Hamilton dominates the Australian Grand Prix, as only 11 cars finish the season-opening race.
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Hamilton on pole in Melbourne

Saturday, March 14th 2015, 7:23
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda

Lewis Hamilton claims pole position for Mercedes at the season-opening Australian Grand Prix, as McLaren qualify last.
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Hamilton fastest in final practice

Saturday, March 14th 2015, 4:05
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda

Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton is in a league of his own during final Australian GP practice - qualifying coverage from 05:00 GMT.
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Porte clinches Paris-Nice stage win

Thursday, March 12th 2015, 16:52
related countries: France France
related places: Paris

Australian Richie Porte wins stage four of the Paris-Nice just ahead of fellow Team Sky rider Geraint Thomas.
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Sauber lose Van der Garde appeal

Thursday, March 12th 2015, 12:05

Sauber fail to overturn a court ruling that says Giedo van der Garde should race for the team at the Australian GP.
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Jake Bilardi: The radicalisation of an Australian teen

Thursday, March 12th 2015, 8:23

Talking to the 'Australian IS bomber'
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Australia probes IS teen 'death'

Thursday, March 12th 2015, 4:41
related countries: Iraq Iraq

Foreign Minister Julie Bishop says security services are trying to verify reports that an Australian teenager carried out a suicide attack in Iraq.
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Test driver wins case against Sauber

Wednesday, March 11th 2015, 8:20

Test driver Giedo van der Garde wins his court case against Sauber and could race for the team in the Australian Grand Prix.
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PM remark angers indigenous groups

Wednesday, March 11th 2015, 6:08

Indigenous rights groups criticise Australian PM Tony Abbott, after he said people living in remote communities were making a "lifestyle choice".
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Branson pleads for Bali Nine pair

Wednesday, March 11th 2015, 0:32
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia

Virgin founder Richard Branson urges Indonesia's president to grant clemency to Australian drug smugglers Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran.
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Funding boost for ailing car industry

Tuesday, March 10th 2015, 3:05

Australian government says it plans to restore hundreds of millions of dollars of taxpayer assistance to the ailing car manufacturing sector.
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VIDEO: Relatives visit 'Bali Nine' island prison

Monday, March 9th 2015, 9:54

Relatives of two Australian drug smugglers have visited them for the first time on the prison island of Nusakambangan, where they are due to be executed.
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Families visit condemned Bali pair

Monday, March 9th 2015, 6:39
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia

Relatives of two Australian men convicted of drug smuggling in Indonesia visit them on the prison island where they are due to be executed.
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Australian teens 'tried to join IS'

Monday, March 9th 2015, 3:44

Two brothers aged 16 and 17 arrested at Sydney airport were attempting to reach a "conflict zone" in the Middle East, officials say.
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Sexist abuse claims at England game

Saturday, March 7th 2015, 13:10
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Claims that a group of British soldiers shouted sexist abuse at the Australian women's team are being investigated.
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Australia announces Eurovision singer

Thursday, March 5th 2015, 14:00
related countries: Australia Australia

Former Australian Idol winner and X Factor judge Guy Sebastian will be Australia's first ever entrant in the Eurovision Song Contest.
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Australian Hunt banned over cocaine

Thursday, March 5th 2015, 10:17

Queensland Reds full-back Karmichael Hunt is banned for six weeks by the Australian Rugby Union for cocaine possession.
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