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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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Aruba: news

Goodman Fielder snubs $1.2bn offer

Monday, April 28th 2014, 7:11
related countries: Hong Kong Hong Kong, Singapore Singapore

Australian food company Goodman Fielder snubs $1.2bn all-cash takeover offer from Singapore and Hong Kong parties, citing the move as "opportunistic".
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Search for Malaysia plane to widen

Friday, April 25th 2014, 7:56
related countries: Malaysia Malaysia

The underwater search for the missing Malaysia Airlines plane could expand if the first Bluefin-21 search yields nothing, Australian officials say.
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VIDEO: Pilot on swimmers' SOS rescue

Thursday, April 24th 2014, 15:22

An Australian helicopter pilot describes the moment he rescued five people stranded off the coast of Queensland who had scrawled a giant SOS message in the sand.
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Australia to buy 58 new F-35 jets

Wednesday, April 23rd 2014, 6:48
related countries: Australia Australia

Australia approves the purchase of 58 new F-35 fighter jets worth 12.4bn Australian dollars ($11.5bn; £6.8bn).
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Australia navy captains disciplined

Thursday, April 17th 2014, 9:35
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia

An Australian navy captain is removed from his command and another disciplined for violating Indonesia's waters on asylum patrol duties.
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Australian NSW leader resigns

Wednesday, April 16th 2014, 5:17

New South Wales Premier Barry O'Farrell announces his resignation amid mounting evidence that he failed to declare a gift of $2,800 wine.
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Red Bull lose Ricciardo appeal

Tuesday, April 15th 2014, 10:19

Red Bull's appeal against Daniel Ricciardo's disqualification from last month's Australian Grand Prix is rejected.
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Robotic sub to search for MH370

Monday, April 14th 2014, 5:23

Teams searching for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 are to deploy the Bluefin-21 robotic submarine for the first time.
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Cyclone Ita barrels into Queensland

Friday, April 11th 2014, 16:59

Cyclone Ita, a powerful storm with winds of up to 170km/h, has hit the northern coast of Australia's Queensland state.
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Abbott confident over plane signals

Friday, April 11th 2014, 15:08

Australian PM Tony Abbott says teams searching for missing flight MH370 jet are confident that signals detected are coming from its black box.
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Thursday, April 10th 2014, 11:20
related countries: Malaysia Malaysia

A plane searching for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 has detected a possible new signal in the southern Indian Ocean, Australian officials say.
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'No suggestion' Thorpe will lose arm

Wednesday, April 9th 2014, 9:20

Ian Thorpe's manager says reports that the swimmer will lose his arm after contracting a serious infection are incorrect.
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Monday, April 7th 2014, 18:11
related countries: India India, Indian Ocean Indian Ocean, Malaysia Malaysia

An Australian vessel searching for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 in the southern Indian Ocean has detected signals consistent with those from "black box" flight recorders.
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Plane search has 'best lead so far'

Monday, April 7th 2014, 11:42

Australian ship Ocean Shield picks up signals consistent with flight data recorders in the "most promising lead so far", plane search officials say.
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Plane search signal 'important lead'

Sunday, April 6th 2014, 11:23
related countries: China China

Australian searchers say a Chinese ship has heard a signal for a second time, calling it an encouraging lead in the hunt for missing flight MH370.
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Philip Morris to stop Australia work

Wednesday, April 2nd 2014, 5:59
related countries: Australia Australia

Tobacco giant Philip Morris says it will cease production at its Australian cigarette factory, due to Australia's cigarette production rules.
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VIDEO: 'No time limit' on Malaysia jet hunt

Monday, March 31st 2014, 13:15
related countries: India India, Indian Ocean Indian Ocean, Malaysia Malaysia

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott has said there is no time limit on the search for the missing Malaysian airliner in the Indian Ocean.
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'No time limit' on Malaysia jet hunt

Monday, March 31st 2014, 11:19
related countries: Malaysia Malaysia

Rescuers have put no time limit on the search for the missing Malaysia Airlines plane, now into its fourth week, says Australian PM Tony Abbott.
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McLaren reject Red Bull's claims

Monday, March 31st 2014, 5:22

McLaren racing director Eric Boullier rejects Red Bull's reasons for breaking fuel rules at the Australian Grand Prix.
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Whale carcass 'cure' for rheumatism

Sunday, March 30th 2014, 10:00

Climbing inside a whale was once thought to bring relief to rheumatism sufferers, an exhibit at the Australian National Maritime Museum reveals.
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Ships 'find no debris' on MH370 hunt

Saturday, March 29th 2014, 14:36
related countries: China China, India India, Indian Ocean Indian Ocean

Chinese and Australian ships fail to identify remains from the missing Malaysia Airlines plane after their first day in a new search area.
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Australia rejects crocodile hunt

Thursday, March 27th 2014, 7:22

The Australian government rejects a controversial proposal to allow crocodile safari hunting in the Northern Territory.
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VIDEO: Hyper-real sculptures and more arts stories

Wednesday, March 26th 2014, 23:39
related countries: Italy Italy
related places: Rio

Rio de Janeiro's Museum of Modern Art houses the giant life-like sculptures of Australian artist Ron Mueck, an exhibition in Italy explores the artistic development of Gustav Klimt - and more from the world of arts.
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Tuesday, March 25th 2014, 6:10
related countries: India India, Indian Ocean Indian Ocean, Malaysia Malaysia

The Indian Ocean search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 is suspended for the day due to bad weather, Australian officials say.
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Plane search race to recover debris

Monday, March 24th 2014, 12:10
related countries: Malaysia Malaysia

An Australian plane spots two objects in the search for the missing Malaysian airliner and an Australian ship arrives in the area to find them.
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Plane searchers investigate debris

Thursday, March 20th 2014, 14:22
related countries: Malaysia Malaysia

Australia is investigating two objects seen on satellite images that could potentially be debris from the missing Malaysia Airlines plane, officials say.
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Red Bull confirm Ricciardo appeal

Thursday, March 20th 2014, 13:52

Red Bull appeal against the disqualification of driver Daniel Ricciardo from the Australian Grand Prix on Sunday.
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Ferrari performance 'not acceptable'

Wednesday, March 19th 2014, 13:44

Ferrari's poor display in the Australian GP was unacceptable, according to technical director James Allison.
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Jagger 'struggling' over Scott death

Tuesday, March 18th 2014, 16:29

Sir Mick Jagger says he is "still struggling" over the death of his girlfriend, fashion designer L'Wren Scott.
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Red Bull's Ricciardo disqualified

Sunday, March 16th 2014, 13:39
related countries: Australia Australia

Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo is excluded from the Australian GP for breaching fuel consumption rules, having finished second.
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Rosberg wins eventful Australian GP

Sunday, March 16th 2014, 13:26

Nico Rosberg delivers on Mercedes' promise as favourites, with a dominant victory in the season-opening Australian GP.
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First race will not be easy - Hamilton

Saturday, March 15th 2014, 10:59
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda
related places: Hamilton

Lewis Hamilton is expecting a tough race after taking pole position for the season-opening Australian Grand Prix.
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Hamilton on pole in wet qualifying

Saturday, March 15th 2014, 7:14
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda

Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton grabs a last-ditch pole position in a thrilling rain-hit qualifying session at the Australian Grand Prix.
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Rosberg sets searing practice pace

Saturday, March 15th 2014, 4:06

Nico Rosberg sets a scintillating pace for Mercedes in final practice at the season-opening Australian Grand Prix.
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Hamilton top in Mercedes one-two

Friday, March 14th 2014, 7:22
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda

Lewis Hamilton heads Nico Rosberg to a Mercedes one-two in second practice at the season-opening Australian Grand Prix.
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Alonso top as Hamilton breaks down

Friday, March 14th 2014, 3:24
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda
related places: Hamilton

Ferrari’s Fernando Alonso is fastest in the first practice for the Australian GP, after Lewis Hamilton stops on his first lap.
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Vettel not ruling out title challenge

Thursday, March 13th 2014, 8:42

Sebastian Vettel accepts he is not in the best position to win the Australian GP but is not ruling out a title challenge.
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VIDEO: Blackout brings Darwin to a standstill

Wednesday, March 12th 2014, 14:58

The northern Australian city of Darwin is hit by a major power failure, shutting down schools and businesses.
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Australia's Harris out for six months

Wednesday, March 12th 2014, 7:56

Injury-troubled Australia fast bowler Ryan Harris faces six months out of action following knee surgery.
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Major blackout hits Australia city

Wednesday, March 12th 2014, 7:37
related countries: Australia Australia
related places: Darwin

Schools and offices close, and traffic lights are knocked out, as a major power cut hits the Australian city of Darwin.
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Man 'used drone to smuggle drugs'

Monday, March 10th 2014, 9:40

A man is arrested and charged for allegedly attempting to smuggle drugs into a prison using a drone, Australian police say.
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AUDIO: Australian gets lost in back garden

Thursday, March 6th 2014, 15:38
related countries: Australia Australia

A man in Australia has been rescued by police after getting lost - in his own back garden.
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Missionary describes N Korea arrest

Thursday, March 6th 2014, 4:14
related countries: North Korea North Korea

An Australian missionary deported from North Korea, John Short, describes his experiences in detention.
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Australian economy expands 0.8%

Wednesday, March 5th 2014, 3:11

Australia reports slightly better-than-expected growth for the last quarter of 2013, boosted by exports and domestic consumption.
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Australia rejects Qantas loan plea

Wednesday, March 5th 2014, 2:54

The Australian government rejects Qantas's request for a $2.7bn loan, as the airline struggles to cope with increasing losses.
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