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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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Australia visit amid Sri Lanka row

Wednesday, July 9th 2014, 7:11
related countries: Australia Australia, Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

Australia's immigration minister visits Sri Lanka, as asylum seekers handed over to the Sri Lankan navy say they were abused by Australian officials.
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Crocodile attack at Australian zoo

Monday, July 7th 2014, 13:11

An animal handler is attacked by a crocodile while performing a feeding show at a zoo in the Australian state of New South Wales.
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Australia court blocks migrant move

Monday, July 7th 2014, 12:06
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

Australia's highest court blocks the government's attempt to return 153 asylum seekers to Sri Lanka.
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Abbott's Australia remark draws ire

Friday, July 4th 2014, 11:05
related countries: Australia Australia, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott is criticised for saying that Australia was "unsettled" before the British arrived.
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Aussie teenager Kyrgios stuns Nadal

Tuesday, July 1st 2014, 18:17

Australian teenager Nick Kyrgios beats world number one Rafael Nadal to reach the quarter-finals at Wimbledon.
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Weekendish: Australian camels and a 'boring' beekeeper

Friday, June 27th 2014, 15:50

Some of the best stories and reads from this week
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Federer & Nadal into second round

Tuesday, June 24th 2014, 16:40

Seven-time champion Roger Federer and number two seed Rafael Nadal both win their first-round matches.
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Tasmania forest to remain protected

Tuesday, June 24th 2014, 6:10

An Australian request to revoke the World Heritage Site status of part of the ancient Tasmanian forest to allow logging is rejected by a Unesco committee.
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Australian slang: Your favourite examples

Sunday, June 22nd 2014, 21:49

Your favourite examples of Australian slang
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Malaysia plane search to move south

Friday, June 20th 2014, 6:04
related countries: Malaysia Malaysia

The Australian authorities announce that the next phase of the hunt for the missing Malaysian plane will move hundreds of miles south.
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Shipwreck families sue Australia

Tuesday, June 17th 2014, 3:50
related countries: Australia Australia, Christmas Island Christmas Island

The families of dozens of asylum seekers who were killed in a shipwreck off Christmas Island in 2010 are suing the Australian government.
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How Australia's Perth is battling a water crisis

Monday, June 16th 2014, 21:25

How Perth aims to stay wet in Australian aridity
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Unesco to rule on Australian sites

Sunday, June 15th 2014, 11:14
related countries: Qatar Qatar

An Australian request to revoke the World Heritage Site status of part of the ancient Tasmanian forest to allow logging is to be discussed by Unesco in Qatar.
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Great Barrier Reef 'improving'

Thursday, June 12th 2014, 15:07

Pollution at the Great Barrier Reef is falling, Australian ministers say, as they seek to convince the UN's cultural agency not to downgrade the site.
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VIDEO: Can Australian slang survive?

Thursday, June 12th 2014, 14:21

A new generation of Australians is coining fewer slang expressions and borrowing more from abroad, but author Kathy Lette says the vernacular will survive.
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The rise and fall of Australian slang

Wednesday, June 11th 2014, 20:55

The rise and fall of Australian slang
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Human remains found inside crocodile

Monday, June 9th 2014, 4:11

Australian police are examining human remains recovered from a crocodile to see if they match the DNA of a missing man.
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Friday, June 6th 2014, 16:09

Two financial institutions lose an Australian court appeal against a decision that they "deceived" investors prior to the 2008 financial crisis.
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China to deport Australian artist

Friday, June 6th 2014, 5:03
related countries: Australia Australia, China China
related places: Beijing

Chinese-born Australian artist Guo Jian, detained before the Tiananmen anniversary, will be deported from Beijing, Canberra says.
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Indonesia eavesdropped on Abbott

Tuesday, June 3rd 2014, 8:09

Indonesia admits that a group of reporters were allowed to eavesdrop on a conversation between the president and Australian PM Tony Abbott.
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VIDEO: Flights resuming after ash cloud

Sunday, June 1st 2014, 7:32
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia

Flights to and from the northern Australian city of Darwin are expected to resume, after volcanic ash from an Indonesian volcano forced airlines to cancel flights.
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Australia jets resume as ash clears

Sunday, June 1st 2014, 3:50

Australian airlines resume flights as a volcanic ash cloud that forced cancellations in and out of the northern city of Darwin disperses.
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Ash clouds ground Australia flights

Sunday, June 1st 2014, 3:22
related countries: Australia Australia, Indonesia Indonesia
related places: Darwin

Huge ash clouds thrown up by an Indonesian volcano have forced airlines to cancel flights to and from the northern Australian city of Darwin.
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Murray crushes Matosevic in Paris

Thursday, May 29th 2014, 17:22
related countries: France France

Andy Murray sets up a third-round meeting with Philipp Kohlschreiber at the French Open after beating Marinko Matosevic.
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VIDEO: Jet skateboard record bid revealed

Tuesday, May 27th 2014, 11:46

An Australian man has announced he will attempt to break the world record for the fastest-powered street luge.
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VIDEO: Senator takes 'bomb' into parliament

Monday, May 26th 2014, 14:59
related countries: Australia Australia
related places: Canberra

Australian senator Bill Heffernan smuggles a fake pipe-bomb into Parliament House in Canberra to highlight his concerns over security.
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Report details fatal PNG camp attack

Monday, May 26th 2014, 10:54
related countries: Papua New Guinea Papua New Guinea

A report into February's violence at an Australian asylum camp in Papua New Guinea says detainee Reza Barati died from a brutal beating.
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Tony Abbott says wink was 'mistake'

Thursday, May 22nd 2014, 8:58

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott says it was "regrettable" that he winked and smiled during a chat with a distressed voter.
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Abbott and the wink

Wednesday, May 21st 2014, 5:07

Australian leader breaks three key rules of politics
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Australia fines billionaire in brawl

Friday, May 9th 2014, 6:07

Australian police fine a gambling tycoon and a TV executive following a public brawl in Bondi Beach that sparked a tabloid frenzy.
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Australia billionaire in brawl probe

Tuesday, May 6th 2014, 3:34

Police begin an investigation into a street brawl between Australian billionaire James Packer and a TV network head that has sparked a tabloid frenzy.
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Australia PM cancels Indonesia visit

Saturday, May 3rd 2014, 15:30
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott abruptly cancels a planned visit to Indonesia, amid reports of a renewed operation to halt an asylum boat.
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MH370 wreckage claim downplayed

Wednesday, April 30th 2014, 3:42
related countries: Malaysia Malaysia

Australian officials co-ordinating the search for the missing Malaysian plane play down a company's claim it has identified possible wreckage.
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Monday, April 28th 2014, 13:06
related countries: Malaysia Malaysia

Another chapter has passed in the hunt for missing Malaysian airliner MH370 - with the Australian Prime Minister announcing the end of the aerial search.
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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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