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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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In pictures: 'Australian vernacular'

Saturday, March 1st 2014, 2:46

Photo exhibition shows cultural changes over 50 years
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An Australian hero's story of survival

Thursday, February 27th 2014, 21:20

A hero’s astonishing 500km-trek to safety
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Australia's Qantas to cut 5,000 jobs

Thursday, February 27th 2014, 8:02

Australia's Qantas is to cut 5,000 jobs in a A$2bn cost-cutting move after posting a half-year loss for the six months to December.
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Has Julia Gillard's anger diminished?

Tuesday, February 25th 2014, 22:55

Former Australian leader Julia Gillard on sexism and politics
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Australian TV presenter found dead

Saturday, February 22nd 2014, 12:29

Australian TV presenter and anti-cyber bullying campaigner Charlotte Dawson is found dead at her Sydney home.
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Shell in $2.6bn Australia asset sale

Friday, February 21st 2014, 3:45
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands

Oil giant Royal Dutch Shell has agreed to sell its Australian downstream business to oil trading firm Vitol for $2.6bn (£1.5bn).
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VIDEO: Chimney falls in controlled explosion

Thursday, February 20th 2014, 15:45

Thousands of people gather in the Australian city of Wollongong to watch the demolition of a 200 metre high chimney stack.
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North Korea detains Australian man

Wednesday, February 19th 2014, 23:35
related countries: North Korea North Korea
related places: Pyongyang

North Korea has detained an Australian missionary visiting Pyongyang with religious materials translated into Korean, his wife says.
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Raids over Schapelle Corby interview

Tuesday, February 18th 2014, 8:54

Australian police raid the offices of a TV network amid media speculation that it will pay drug trafficker Schapelle Corby for an interview.
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Alcoa to close Australian smelter

Tuesday, February 18th 2014, 0:52
related countries: Australia Australia

Aluminium giant Alcoa plans to close down a smelter and two mills in Australia by the end of the year, affecting nearly 1,000 jobs.
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NSA allies 'spied on US law firm'

Sunday, February 16th 2014, 12:42
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia, United States United States

Australian secret services tapped a US law firm representing Indonesia in a trade dispute with the US, fresh leaks by Edward Snowden suggest.
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Cricket-murder dad 'was wanted'

Friday, February 14th 2014, 12:51

An Australian man who beat his 11-year-old son to death with a cricket bat was wanted by police before the incident, the authorities say.
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Australian fined for killing shark

Thursday, February 13th 2014, 4:59

An Australian man who killed a great white shark by ramming it with his boat and beating it with a pole is fined $16,000 for harming a threatened species.
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Australian police in kayak drug find

Wednesday, February 12th 2014, 3:07
related countries: China China

Australian police say they have found drugs with a street value of A$180m ($163m, £99m) hidden in kayaks arriving from China.
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Australia GM crops row goes to court

Tuesday, February 11th 2014, 8:46

An Australian farmer is suing after his farm was allegedly contaminated by genetically modified crops blown over from his neighbour's farm.
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Trafficker Corby released in Bali

Monday, February 10th 2014, 5:48
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia
related places: Bali

Convicted Australian drug trafficker Schapelle Corby is released on parole in Indonesia after nine years in a Bali prison.
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Bushfires sweep south-east Australia

Sunday, February 9th 2014, 12:10
related countries: Australia Australia, Seychelles Seychelles
related places: Victoria

Dozens of bushfires are sweeping the Australian states of Victoria, South Australia and New South Wales, fanned by hot weather and strong winds.
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VIDEO: Family plea for journalist's release

Sunday, February 9th 2014, 5:39
related countries: Egypt Egypt

The family of an Australian journalist detained in Egypt for allegedly collaborating with terrorists have made an appeal for the international community to do more to secure his release.
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VIDEO: Australia asylum video sparks row

Friday, February 7th 2014, 15:34

A video showing what appears to be a lifeboat full of asylum seekers being towed by an Australian vessel has been obtained by the country's national broadcaster.
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Drug convict Corby granted parole

Friday, February 7th 2014, 9:58
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia

Convicted Australian drug trafficker Schapelle Corby has been granted parole after serving nine years in prison, Indonesia announces.
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Australia woman lay dead for 7 years

Thursday, February 6th 2014, 6:45

An elderly Australian woman, dubbed 'the woman Sydney forgot', lay dead for around seven years before her body was found, an inquest is told.
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Thorpe in rehab after police called

Monday, February 3rd 2014, 10:50

Five-time Olympic champion Ian Thorpe is treated for depression after being found behaving oddly by Australian police.
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A statistically modelled wedding

Saturday, February 1st 2014, 8:47

The Australian couple who tried to plan a wedding using statistics
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Australia reef dumping plan approved

Friday, January 31st 2014, 12:21

Australian authorities approve a project to dump dredged sediment near the Great Barrier Reef to create one of the world's biggest coal ports.
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David Jones shares rise on rival bid

Friday, January 31st 2014, 2:28

Shares of Australian retailer David Jones surge after the firm says it rejected a takeover approach from larger rival Myer last year.
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VIDEO: Hunt continues after boy snatched

Monday, January 27th 2014, 8:29

Australian police have shot two crocodiles dead in a search for a missing 12-year-old boy attacked by a crocodile on Sunday.
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Crocodiles shot after boy snatched

Monday, January 27th 2014, 4:52

Australian police shoot two crocodiles dead amid a search for a missing 12-year-old boy snatched by a crocodile on Sunday.
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Wawrinka 'never expected' major title

Sunday, January 26th 2014, 15:15

Australian Open champion Stanislas Wawrinka says he did not believe he was good enough to win a Grand Slam.
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Injured Nadal refused to quit final

Sunday, January 26th 2014, 13:31

Rafael Nadal wanted to try his best "until the end" despite the back injury which hampered his Australian Open hopes.
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Wawrinka wins Australian Open final

Sunday, January 26th 2014, 11:22

Stanislas Wawrinka beats an injured Rafael Nadal to win his first Grand Slam with victory in the Australian Open.
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Jailed reporter urges Egypt pressure

Saturday, January 25th 2014, 16:13
related countries: Egypt Egypt

An Australian journalist, who is being held in an Egyptian jail, calls his detention an "attack" on press freedom, in a letter sent from prison.
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Li feels 'better prepared' for success

Saturday, January 25th 2014, 13:23

Australian Open winner Li Na says she feels better prepared to handle being a Grand Slam champion the second time around.
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Li powers to Australian Open glory

Saturday, January 25th 2014, 10:28
related countries: China China

China's Li Na wins her second Grand Slam title with victory over Slovakian Dominika Cibulkova at the Australian Open.
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Best tennis ahead of me - Federer

Friday, January 24th 2014, 15:40

Roger Federer believes his best tennis this year is still to come after he loses in the Australian Open last four to Rafael Nadal.
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Nadal beats Federer to reach final

Friday, January 24th 2014, 11:27

World number one Rafael Nadal faces Stanislas Wawrinka in the Australian Open final after beating Roger Federer in straight sets.
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Wawrinka reaches first major final

Thursday, January 23rd 2014, 12:21

Stanislas Wawrinka beats Tomas Berdych in their Australian Open semi-final to reach his first Grand Slam final.
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Li and Cibulkova reach Melbourne final

Thursday, January 23rd 2014, 6:13

Li Na and Dominika Cibulkova will compete for the Australian Open title after they enjoy convincing semi-final victories.
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Australia rejects asylum abuse claim

Thursday, January 23rd 2014, 4:18
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia

The Australian government rejects reports that its navy mistreated asylum-seekers, but offers to co-operate with an Indonesian investigation.
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Man City seal Melbourne Heart deal

Wednesday, January 22nd 2014, 23:53

A consortium led by Manchester City take over Australian A-League side Melbourne Heart.
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The decline of the Australian in the UK

Wednesday, January 22nd 2014, 21:34
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Why so many Australians are abandoning the UK
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Stupid to expect title win - Murray

Wednesday, January 22nd 2014, 14:30

Andy Murray says it would have been "stupid" to think he could win the Australian Open so soon after undergoing back surgery.
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Defending champion Azarenka beaten

Wednesday, January 22nd 2014, 13:45

Defending champion Victoria Azarenka is out of the Australian Open after losing in the last eight to Agnieszka Radwanska.
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Inspired Federer ends Murray hopes

Wednesday, January 22nd 2014, 12:11

Four-time champion Roger Federer knocks Andy Murray out of the Australian Open with a dramatic quarter-final victory.
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Nadal avoids upset to reach semis

Wednesday, January 22nd 2014, 7:47

Rafael Nadal overcomes a nasty blister and a determined Grigor Dimitrov to reach the Australian Open semi-finals.
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