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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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Melbourne ready for tennis returns

Monday, January 19th 2015, 21:44

How Melbourne is cashing in on the Australian Open
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Nadal through, but Ivanovic out

Monday, January 19th 2015, 14:24

Rafael Nadal returns to Grand Slam action with a win, but Ana Ivanovic is one of eight Australian Open women's seeds to lose.
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British trio ready for first round

Monday, January 19th 2015, 10:51
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Three Britons will be involved on day two of the Australian Open as they attempt to join Andy Murray in round two.
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Murray wins opener in straight sets

Monday, January 19th 2015, 5:07
related countries: India India

Andy Murray makes a solid start to his Australian Open campaign with a straight-sets win over India's Yuki Bhambri in Melbourne.
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Australia warns on drug executions

Monday, January 19th 2015, 3:08
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia

Executing Australian smugglers will not solve Indonesia's drug problem, Foreign Minister Julie Bishop says.
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Djokovic 'ready' despite illness

Sunday, January 18th 2015, 8:37

Novak Djokovic is ready to begin his bid for a fifth Australian Open title despite feeling unwell on the eve of the tournament.
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Golfer survives Hawaii 'kidnap'

Sunday, January 18th 2015, 7:14

Australian golfer Robert Allenby is recovering after apparently being kidnapped from a Hawaii bar then robbed and beaten.
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Del Potro out of Australian Open

Sunday, January 18th 2015, 6:57

Argentina's Juan Martin Del Potro withdraws from the Australian Open because of continuing wrist trouble.
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Murray ready despite difficult draw

Saturday, January 17th 2015, 22:12

Andy Murray begins his Australian Open campaign in confident mood on Monday despite what he calls a "difficult" draw.
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Edmund qualifies for Australian Open

Saturday, January 17th 2015, 6:12

Britain's Kyle Edmund qualifies for a Grand Slam for the first time, but Liam Broady loses during Australian Open qualifying.
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VIDEO: 'Star Wars costume saved my life'

Friday, January 16th 2015, 7:44

An Australian man dressed in a Star Wars costume says that his armour saved him from a venomous snakebite.
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Murray faces qualifier in Melbourne

Friday, January 16th 2015, 0:56

Britain's Andy Murray faces a qualifier in round one of the Australian Open, while Heather Watson takes on Tsvetana Pironkova.
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'Bali Nine' men 'face death together'

Friday, January 16th 2015, 0:41
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia

Two Australian men convicted in Indonesia over the "Bali Nine" drugs case will be executed at the same time, an Indonesian official says.
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Australian bowler Lee quits cricket

Thursday, January 15th 2015, 7:30

Former Australia fast bowler Brett Lee is retiring from all forms of cricket after a 20-year playing career.
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Australia scraps Medicare fees hike

Thursday, January 15th 2015, 2:27

The Australian government scraps its controversial changes to fees charged for brief visits to the doctor.
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Protest grips Australia asylum camp

Thursday, January 15th 2015, 1:25
related countries: Australia Australia, Papua New Guinea Papua New Guinea

Hundreds of asylum seekers at an Australian-run centre in Papua New Guinea are on hunger strike in protest over their conditions, rights groups say.
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Murray seeded sixth in Melbourne

Wednesday, January 14th 2015, 8:29

Three-time finalist Andy Murray is seeded sixth for the Australian Open, with Novak Djokovic top of the draw.
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Sydney victim 'hit by police bullet'

Sunday, January 11th 2015, 8:29

One of the victims of the Sydney cafe siege may have been killed by a police bullet, according to Australian media reports.
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Riot at Australian darts tournament

Saturday, January 10th 2015, 16:19

Michael van Gerwen and Simon Whitlock's match is halted in Melbourne as fancy dress fans riot and throw chairs.
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Cilic withdraws from Australian Open

Saturday, January 10th 2015, 11:35
related countries: Croatia Croatia, United States United States

Great Britain's James Ward gains a place in the Australian Open as injured US Open champion Marin Cilic withdraws.
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Thousands mourn Cairns children

Saturday, January 10th 2015, 4:33

Thousands of people attend the funerals of eight Australian children found dead in the north-eastern city of Cairns last month.
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Federer races to 39-minute victory

Friday, January 9th 2015, 12:36

Roger Federer thrashes wildcard James Duckworth 6-0 6-1 in Brisbane as he warms up ahead for the Australian Open.
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Actor Rod Taylor dies in LA aged 84

Friday, January 9th 2015, 2:46
related countries: United States United States
related places: Birds

Australian actor Rod Taylor, who starred in The Time Machine and Alfred Hitchcock's thriller The Birds, dies aged 84, US reports say.
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Animal victims of Australian fires

Wednesday, January 7th 2015, 21:47
related countries: Australia Australia

The animals killed and maimed in Australia's bushfires
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VIDEO: Australian town built underground

Wednesday, January 7th 2015, 20:58

Jon Donnison visited Coober Pedy, a place so hot many of the residents have built their homes underground.
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Tsonga pulls out of Australian Open

Wednesday, January 7th 2015, 10:22

World number 12 Jo-Wilfried Tsonga pulls out of the Australian Open, which starts on 19 January, with an arm injury.
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Australia PM in surprise Iraq visit

Monday, January 5th 2015, 2:22
related countries: Australia Australia, Iraq Iraq

Prime Minister Tony Abbott reaffirms Australia's commitment to the military campaign against Islamic State (IS) during a surprise visit to Iraq.
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From boom to bust in Australia's mining towns

Sunday, January 4th 2015, 21:31
related countries: Australia Australia

Falling demand takes Australian mining towns to brink
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VIDEO: Bushfires: 'Really extreme weather'

Sunday, January 4th 2015, 8:45

Rob Sandford of the South Australian Country Fire Service describes how weather conditions and winds are affecting the fight against bushfires.
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VIDEO: Australia bushfires 'sound like jet'

Saturday, January 3rd 2015, 11:46
related countries: Australia Australia

Residents in parts of southern Australia are being told their lives are at risk as bushfires rage out of control. They are the worst in the area for more than 30 years.
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Stokes joins Renegades in Big Bash

Friday, January 2nd 2015, 10:49

England all-rounder Ben Stokes joins Australian Big Bash League side Melbourne Renegades to replace the injured Jesse Ryder.
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Asian shares start new year higher

Friday, January 2nd 2015, 8:14

Asian shares started the new year higher in thin trading with many of the region's markets closed ahead of the first full week of trading in 2015.
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Nuclear secrets in the Australian outback

Wednesday, December 31st 2014, 7:11
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Australians living with the impact of UK nuclear tests
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China markets mixed on factory data

Wednesday, December 31st 2014, 2:28
related countries: Japan Japan, North Korea North Korea

Chinese shares traded mixed in thin holiday trade on manufacturing data that painted an even weaker picture of the world's second largest economy.
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Rise in Australia 'terror chatter'

Tuesday, December 23rd 2014, 8:12
related countries: Australia Australia
related places: Sydney

Australian PM Tony Abbott warns that there has been a "heightened level of terror chatter" since the siege at a Sydney cafe last week.
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Australia backs record fires payout

Tuesday, December 23rd 2014, 7:39

An Australian court gives final approval for a record payout of almost A$500m (£260m; $406m) to those affected by one of the country's deadliest bushfires.
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Abbott: House bill cut helped women

Monday, December 22nd 2014, 5:27

Australian PM Tony Abbott is criticised for saying that women benefitted from his scrapping of a carbon tax, as they were "particularly focused on the household budget".
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Cairns murders: Court plea rejected

Monday, December 22nd 2014, 2:34

A woman charged with the murders of eight children in the Australian city of Cairns has failed to have her case transferred to a mental health court.
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Pietersen exclusion is 'ludicrous'

Sunday, December 21st 2014, 13:13
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Former Australian batsman Matthew Hayden tells the BBC that Kevin Pietersen should be in the England World Cup squad.
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Mother charged with Cairns murders

Sunday, December 21st 2014, 6:04

Australian authorities charge a woman in the northern city of Cairns with the murder of seven of her children and her niece.
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VIDEO: Cairns mother of dead children arrested

Saturday, December 20th 2014, 3:44

The mother of seven of the children found dead in a home in the Australian city of Cairns, has been arrested on suspicion of murder although she has not been charged.
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Eight children found dead in Cairns

Friday, December 19th 2014, 15:50

Eight children are found dead at a home in Cairns, Australia, reportedly after stabbings, with the mother of at least seven suffering stab wounds.
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Pietersen shines in Big Bash defeat

Thursday, December 18th 2014, 11:59

Kevin Pietersen scores 66 from 46 balls but Melbourne are beaten by Adelaide in the Australian T20 Big Bash.
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Sydney gunman 'had illegal firearm'

Thursday, December 18th 2014, 5:00

Australian police say Sydney cafe attacker Man Haron Monis did not have a gun licence, though they initially told PM Tony Abbott he did.
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Sydney academic resigns over emails

Thursday, December 18th 2014, 4:41

An Australian professor and government education advisor, Barry Spurr, resigns from the University of Sydney for sending racist emails.
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Abbott pledges Sydney attacker review

Wednesday, December 17th 2014, 6:45

Australian PM Tony Abbott announces a far-reaching review into how gunman Man Haron Monis claimed asylum, benefits and a gun licence.
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Sydney gunman was not on watch list

Tuesday, December 16th 2014, 13:06

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott questions why the gunman in the Sydney cafe siege was out on bail and not on the country's terror watch list.
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Australian lender sells UK loans

Tuesday, December 16th 2014, 0:33
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

National Australia Bank sells nearly $2bn of bad loans in the UK as part of a strategy to exit an unprofitable business.
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