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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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NZ-Australian in China drug trial

Thursday, May 7th 2015, 11:03
related countries: China China, New Zealand New Zealand

A New Zealand-Australian man goes on trial in China charged with attempting to smuggle 30kg (66lb) of crystal meth out of the country.
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Federer loses to Kyrgios in Madrid

Wednesday, May 6th 2015, 21:21
related countries: Spain Spain
related places: Madrid

Roger Federer loses in the second round of the Madrid Open to 20-year-old Australian Nick Kyrgios in three sets.
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Australian bank CBA posts flat profit

Wednesday, May 6th 2015, 1:57
related countries: Australia Australia

Commonwealth Bank of Australia posts a flat cash profit of about 2.2bn Australian dollars ($1.74bn; £1.15bn) for the three months to March compared to a year earlier.
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Microwave baffles space scientists

Tuesday, May 5th 2015, 17:54

Australian scientists discover that mysterious signals hitting a renowned space telescope are actually from microwaves.
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VIDEO: Koala strays into Australian hospital

Tuesday, May 5th 2015, 8:47
related countries: Australia Australia

Security cameras at a hospital in Australia capture footage of a koala bear entering its emergency department.
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ANZ's results beat expectations

Tuesday, May 5th 2015, 1:26
related countries: Australia Australia

One of Australia's biggest lenders, ANZ, has beaten expectations and posted a half-year cash profit of 3.7bn Australian dollars ($2.9bn;£1.91bn) in the six months ending in March.
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The Australian campaign to abolish the death penalty

Monday, May 4th 2015, 21:01

The Australian campaign to abolish the death penalty
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Police defend Bali Nine actions

Monday, May 4th 2015, 3:38
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia

Australian police defend their 2005 decision to report the Bali Nine drug gang to Indonesia, after the two ringleaders were executed.
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VIDEO: Police answer Bali Nine criticism

Monday, May 4th 2015, 1:54
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia

The head of the Australian Federal Police, Commissioner Andrew Colvin, responds to criticism of their role in the events leading to the executions of two Australian drug traffickers in Indonesia.
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Australian budget a 'horror story'

Monday, May 4th 2015, 1:25

The Australian government will not be able to keep its promise to balance its budget, largely because of a plunge in commodity prices, say Deloitte.
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Westpac results miss expectations

Monday, May 4th 2015, 1:21
related countries: Australia Australia

One of Australia's biggest lenders, Westpac, missed expectations and posted a cash profit of 3.78bn Australian dollars ($2.98bn; £1.96bn) for the six months to March.
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Police probe slap therapy man

Friday, May 1st 2015, 8:52
related countries: China China

Australian police are investigating a seven-year-old boy's death following his attendance at a "slapping workshop" by a visiting Chinese therapist.
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Blind Australian sells out US show

Friday, May 1st 2015, 2:26
related countries: United States United States
related places: New York

Australian Indigenous singer Gurrumul sells out at a concert in New York, the first in a series of dates for his debut US tour.
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Indonesia tourist boycott 'unlikely'

Thursday, April 30th 2015, 5:09
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia

Travel operators do not expect Australian visits to Indonesia to drop, despite calls for a boycott after the execution of two Australians.
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Anger over Indonesia executions

Wednesday, April 29th 2015, 15:16
related countries: Brazil Brazil, Indonesia Indonesia

Australia recalls its ambassador and Brazil expresses "deep dismay" after their citizens are executed in Indonesia for drug crimes.
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Indonesia prisoners in final goodbye

Tuesday, April 28th 2015, 11:01
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia

A group of prisoners due to be executed for drugs offences in Indonesia have spent what are believed to be their final moments with their families.
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Rings cinematographer Lesnie dies

Tuesday, April 28th 2015, 8:29

Andrew Lesnie, Oscar-winning Australian cinematographer of the Lord of the Rings and Hobbit films, has died at the age of 59.
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Australian weds as execution looms

Monday, April 27th 2015, 23:44
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia

Convicted Australian drug smuggler Andrew Chan marries his girlfriend in Indonesia's prison, ahead of his expected execution.
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Indonesia condemned over executions

Monday, April 27th 2015, 14:27
related countries: Australia Australia, Indonesia Indonesia

France and Australia have condemned the death penalty "in all circumstances", as executions for three of their nationals loom in Indonesia.
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SBS presenter fired for Anzac tweets

Sunday, April 26th 2015, 21:39

SBS sports presenter Scott McIntyre is sacked for "disrespectful" tweets about Anzac Day, the Australian broadcaster says.
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VIDEO: Australian pair keep book-making alive

Sunday, April 26th 2015, 19:15

The Australian pair keeping traditional printing alive
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IS posts 'health service' video

Friday, April 24th 2015, 20:05

Islamic State appears to have released a promotional video for its own health service featuring NHS-style branding and an Australian doctor.
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Indonesia signals executions near

Friday, April 24th 2015, 10:27
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia

Indonesia summons foreign embassy officials to the prison holding 10 foreign drug smugglers, an indication their execution could be nearing.
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Health blogger admits faking cancer

Thursday, April 23rd 2015, 14:20

An Australian "wellness" blogger who built a successful business on claims she survived terminal cancer admits she lied about having the disease.
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Clean-up begins after NSW storm

Thursday, April 23rd 2015, 3:51

A massive clean-up begins in NSW after violent storms left four people dead and tens of thousands without power in the Australian state.
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Melbourne Islamic centre closes

Thursday, April 23rd 2015, 0:26

An Islamic centre in the Australian city of Melbourne, attended by two teenagers charged with terrorism-related offences, closes its doors.
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Four dead in New South Wales storms

Wednesday, April 22nd 2015, 16:01

Four people are killed and hundreds of Sydney residents are urged to evacuate as Australia's east coast continues to be battered by powerful storms.
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Japan's Nikkei hits 15-year high

Wednesday, April 22nd 2015, 8:37
related countries: Australia Australia

Japan's Nikkei index closes above 20,000 points for the first time in 15 years after the country recorded its first trade surplus in three years.
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AC/DC drummer Rudd pleads guilty

Tuesday, April 21st 2015, 10:04
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

Phil Rudd, drummer with Australian hard rock group AC/DC, unexpectedly pleads guilty at a New Zealand court to making a threat to kill.
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Three dead in New South Wales storm

Tuesday, April 21st 2015, 9:40

Three people die as storms with winds of up to 135km/h (85 mph) batter New South Wales, Australia, with more bad weather forecast.
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Complaint over Australia terror raid

Monday, April 20th 2015, 5:06
related countries: Australia Australia
related places: Melbourne

Australian police investigate a complaint of excessive force by one of the suspects detained in an anti-terror operation in Melbourne.
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VIDEO: Prince Harry visits Australian outback

Sunday, April 19th 2015, 7:40

Prince Harry trains in bush survival and plays wheelchair AFL as part of his time with the Australian Army.
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Australia PM downs beer in seconds

Saturday, April 18th 2015, 15:44

Footage has emerged of Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott downing a large glass of beer in only seconds.
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Police 'foil Melbourne terror plot'

Saturday, April 18th 2015, 8:08

Australian police charge a teenager in connection with what they say was an Islamic State-inspired plot to attack a World War One centenary event.
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Cricket legend Benaud laid to rest

Wednesday, April 15th 2015, 17:39

A private funeral and commemoration service attended by former players is held for former Australian captain and cricket commentator Richie Benaud.
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Why Australia protects 'Anzac'

Wednesday, April 15th 2015, 6:09

Why the term 'Anzac' is protected by Australian law
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Big business tax cuts plan shelved

Wednesday, April 15th 2015, 5:37

The Australian government has reneged on a promise to cut company tax for big businesses, Prime Minister Tony Abbott reveals.
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Australian on 145 child sex charges

Monday, April 13th 2015, 2:03

A 47-year-old man faces 145 charges of rape, child exploitation and grooming offences allegedly committed in three Australian states.
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Australia crackdown on non-immunisers

Sunday, April 12th 2015, 7:07

The Australian government announces its intention to stop welfare payments to parents who refuse to vaccinate their children.
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Benaud family rejects state funeral

Sunday, April 12th 2015, 6:25

The family of the late former Australian cricket captain and legendary commentator Richie Benaud declines PM Tony Abbott's offer of a state funeral.
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VIDEO: Cricket legend Benaud dies aged 84

Friday, April 10th 2015, 2:51
related countries: Switzerland Switzerland

Andy Swiss looks back at the career of legendary broadcaster, cricket commentator and former Australian cricket captain Richie Benaud who has died aged 84.
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State funeral offered for Benaud

Friday, April 10th 2015, 1:35

Australia offers a state funeral to the family of former Australian cricket captain and legendary commentator Richie Benaud, who has died aged 84.
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Australian firms take to four wheels

Wednesday, April 8th 2015, 23:00

Australian firms swap bricks and mortar for four wheels
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VIDEO: Lost boy rescued after five-day ordeal

Tuesday, April 7th 2015, 10:31

An 11-year-old Australian boy who went missing during a family camping trip five days ago has been found alive.
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Illegal downloaders face exposure

Tuesday, April 7th 2015, 8:06
related countries: United States United States

An Australian court orders internet service providers to hand over details of customers accused of illegally downloading a US movie.
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Lost boy found after five days

Tuesday, April 7th 2015, 6:48
related countries: Australia Australia, Seychelles Seychelles
related places: Victoria

An 11-year-old Australian boy with autism who went missing at a campsite in Victoria, Australia, is found after five days.
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Tuesday, April 7th 2015, 2:08
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia

Lawyers for two Australian drug smugglers on death row in Indonesia say they will continue to fight for them, after losing a legal challenge.
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Australians' death row appeal fails

Monday, April 6th 2015, 9:10
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia

Two Australian drug smugglers sentenced to death in Indonesia cannot challenge the president's rejection of their clemency pleas, a court rules.
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VIDEO: Harry on Australia military duty

Monday, April 6th 2015, 6:20
related countries: Australia Australia

Prince Harry has arrived in Australia for a four-week placement with the Australian Defence Force.
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