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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

Hughes left critical by blow to head

Tuesday, November 25th 2014, 10:07

Australia left-hander Phil Hughes is in a critical condition and has had surgery after being hit by a short ball in Sydney.
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Australia Medibank makes stock debut

Tuesday, November 25th 2014, 5:26

Australian health insurer Medibank made its stock market debut after raising A$5.679bn (£3.1bn; $4.9bn) in Asia's biggest public offering in two years.
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VIDEO: Dogs keep Australian farm working

Saturday, November 22nd 2014, 0:27

The old tradition breathing fresh life into Australian farming
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Greste family appeal to Egypt's Sisi

Friday, November 21st 2014, 7:39
related countries: Egypt Egypt

The parents of jailed Australian Al-Jazeera journalist Peter Greste make a direct appeal to Egypt's President Sisi for his release.
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Solomon Islands holds elections

Wednesday, November 19th 2014, 11:02

Solomon Islanders vote in their first parliamentary elections since an Australian-led peacekeeping force withdrew last year.
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Australian dies in Cambodia fire

Wednesday, November 19th 2014, 4:37
related countries: Cambodia Cambodia

Five people, including an Australian tourist from Sydney, are killed in a nightclub fire in Cambodia, local police confirm.
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Australia's One Nation re-emerges

Wednesday, November 19th 2014, 3:57

Pauline Hanson re-enters Australian politics to lead far-right party One Nation as rival Palmer United Party splits.
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VIDEO: Driverless trucks make mining ‘safer’

Tuesday, November 18th 2014, 21:06

The Australian mine embracing automation on a massive scale.
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Topless sunbather pictured by drone

Tuesday, November 18th 2014, 12:10

An Australian estate agent used pictures taken by a drone to market a property which included revealing images of a neighbour.
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ABC budget to be cut by $A50m

Tuesday, November 18th 2014, 2:41

Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull confirms a widely anticipated budget cut of about 5% to the Australian Broadcasting Corporation.
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China and Australia seal trade deal

Monday, November 17th 2014, 8:04
related countries: Australia Australia, China China
related places: Canberra

China and Australia seal a major free trade agreement, after the Chinese president makes a rare address to parliament in Canberra.
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NZ to send Ebola medics to W Africa

Monday, November 17th 2014, 5:28
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand, Sierra Leone Sierra Leone

New Zealand's government confirms it is sending 24 medical volunteers to work in an Australian-run Ebola clinic in Sierra Leone.
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VIDEO: Abbott: 'Governments can deliver'

Sunday, November 16th 2014, 9:22

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott says "governments can do better and that there can be higher growth and more jobs" as he closed the G20 summit held in Brisbane.
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Coalition grip weakened by Pup split

Wednesday, November 12th 2014, 23:59

The Australian Coalition government's ability to control the Senate has become more difficult after an apparent split in the Palmer United Party.
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Australian troops heading to Iraq

Tuesday, November 11th 2014, 2:15
related countries: Australia Australia, Iraq Iraq

Prime Minister Tony Abbott says 200 members of Australia's special forces will begin deploying to Iraq after being given legal clearance.
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Could lasers move space junk?

Monday, November 3rd 2014, 17:10

Laser experts head an Australian space industry boom
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Australia man takes plane to pub

Monday, November 3rd 2014, 10:42

An Australian man is charged by police after driving a light plane down the street and parking it at a pub while he went inside for a beer.
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New Kakadu plan to protect species

Monday, November 3rd 2014, 2:25

The Australian government says it will target fire, weeds and feral animals in a new strategy to protect threatened species at Kakadu National Park.
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VIDEO: Australia bushfire 'out of control'

Saturday, November 1st 2014, 14:05
related countries: Australia Australia

A bushfire burning out of control in Australia's Blue Mountains has destroyed at least one house and threatens more, according to Australian media.
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No Canada visas for Ebola countries

Saturday, November 1st 2014, 11:04
related countries: Canada Canada

Canada suspends visa applications from countries in the grip of the Ebola outbreak, in a move similar to a much-criticised Australian plan.
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Australia marks Anzac centenary

Saturday, November 1st 2014, 8:55

Thousands gather in the Australian town of Albany to mark the centenary of the departure of the first Anzac troops in World War One.
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VIDEO: Australia marks Anzac centenary

Saturday, November 1st 2014, 8:49

Thousands of people gathered in the Australian town of Albany to mark the departure of 30,000 Anzac troops 100 years ago during World War One.
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Anzacs' sacrifice remembered 100 years on in Albany

Thursday, October 30th 2014, 16:57

Australian town marks the Anzacs who left for war
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Data retention bill introduced

Thursday, October 30th 2014, 3:57

Data about phone and computer use will be kept by telecommunications companies for two years if a bill introduced to the Australian parliament is passed.
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No impact study for wetlands dumping

Thursday, October 30th 2014, 0:10

The Australian government will not conduct a full environmental impact assessment for the disposal of dredge spoil on sensitive wetlands near the Great Barrier Reef.
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High Australian real estate prices lead to bubble fears

Wednesday, October 29th 2014, 16:30

Why owning a home may be out of reach
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Australia agrees emissions deal

Wednesday, October 29th 2014, 15:49

The Australian government has reached a deal with a key political party and independent senators to push through a carbon emissions plan.
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Canberra 'trying to verify IS death'

Wednesday, October 29th 2014, 3:11
related countries: Australia Australia, Syria Syria

The Australian government says it is trying to confirm reports that the most senior Australian member of Islamic State has been killed in Syria.
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Australia sets fuel-tax increase

Wednesday, October 29th 2014, 0:23

The Australian government has announced an increase on fuel tax, despite the move being opposed in the Senate.
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Beale fined for picture text offence

Friday, October 24th 2014, 13:27

Kurtley Beale is fined £24,600 for sending an offensive picture message to an Australian Rugby Union female team official.
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Photos capture beauty of Greenland

Thursday, October 23rd 2014, 0:05
related countries: Greenland Greenland

Australian photographer explores Greenland's vast ice sheet
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Who wants to play Rupert Murdoch?

Wednesday, October 22nd 2014, 9:14

Australian playwright on media baron's rise to power
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Australia MP in court asylum appeal

Wednesday, October 22nd 2014, 2:26

An Australian lawmaker writes to the International Criminal Court asking it to investigate the Abbott government over its treatment of asylum seekers.
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Rapper: Australian flag linked with racism

Tuesday, October 21st 2014, 18:02

Has Australia’s flag been co-opted by racists?
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Tributes paid to ex-Australian PM

Tuesday, October 21st 2014, 15:25
related countries: Australia Australia

Tributes have been paid to Australia's controversial former prime minister Gough Whitlam who died on Tuesday at the age of 98.
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Australian teen surfaces in IS video

Tuesday, October 21st 2014, 9:54
related countries: Iraq Iraq, Syria Syria, United States United States

An Australian teenager who joined IS militants in Iraq and Syria surfaces in a video addressing PM Tony Abbott and US president Barack Obama.
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Former Australian PM Whitlam dies

Tuesday, October 21st 2014, 7:11

Former Australian Prime Minister Gough Whitlam, credited with transforming Australian society in the 1970s, has died at the age of 98.
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VIDEO: Man guilty of fake-girl webcam sex

Tuesday, October 21st 2014, 6:31

An Australian man is convicted of performing a sex act in front of a webcam "watched by" a computer-generated child he believed was real.
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Man guilty of fake-girl webcam sex

Tuesday, October 21st 2014, 3:29

An Australian man is convicted of performing a sex act in front of a webcam "watched by" a computer-generated child he believed was real.
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'Balibo Five' deaths probe dropped

Tuesday, October 21st 2014, 1:46
related countries: East Timor East Timor

Australian police abandon a war crimes investigation into the deaths in East Timor in 1975 of the "Balibo Five" journalists, citing insufficient evidence.
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VIDEO: Whitlam: 'A radical politician'

Monday, October 20th 2014, 23:58

The former Australian prime minister Gough Whitlam has died at the age of ninety-eight.
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Australia's Medibank plans share sale

Monday, October 20th 2014, 7:21
related countries: Australia Australia

Australia's government hopes to raise as much as $5.5bn Australian dollars ($4.8bn; £3bn) by selling shares in health insurer Medibank Private.
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Rossi wins, Smith third in Australia

Sunday, October 19th 2014, 8:37
related countries: Australia Australia, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Italian Valentino Rossi wins the Australian MotoGP as Britain's Bradley Smith takes third, his first podium finish.
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VIDEO: Activists blockade Australian port

Friday, October 17th 2014, 13:22

Hundreds of climate change protestors have attempted to disrupt shipments of coal from a port north of Sydney using their canoes, kayaks and surfboards to form a blockade.
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Activists blockade Australian port

Friday, October 17th 2014, 10:42

Hundreds of South Pacific climate change protestors use canoes and surfboards to disrupt shipments of coal from a port north of Sydney.
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Flanagan wins Man Booker Prize

Wednesday, October 15th 2014, 8:14

Australian author Richard Flanagan wins the £50,000 Man Booker Prize for his wartime novel The Narrow Road to the Deep North.
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New South Wales hit by strong storms

Wednesday, October 15th 2014, 5:47

More than 14,000 homes are left without power in Sydney and across New South Wales as a powerful storm batters the eastern Australian coast.
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