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News: Aruba

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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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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Australian chain pulls 'racist' top

Monday, October 13th 2014, 15:23
related countries: Australia Australia

A singlet bearing a slogan seen by many as racist is removed from Woolworths shelves in Australia after it was "inadvertently" stocked.
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Abbott to 'confront' Putin on MH17

Monday, October 13th 2014, 7:26
related countries: Malaysia Malaysia, Russia Russia

Australian PM Tony Abbott says he will confront Russian President Vladimir Putin over the shooting down of a Malaysian passenger plane in July.
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VIDEO: Australian woman emerges from bush

Thursday, October 9th 2014, 15:15

A missing Australian woman has survived 17 days lost in the northern Queensland bush, local reports say. Here's a quick look at the story.
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HK lawmakers want CY Leung probe

Thursday, October 9th 2014, 11:22
related countries: Hong Kong Hong Kong

Hong Kong's chief executive is facing mounting pressure over payments he received from an Australian firm which were not made public.
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Australian lost in bush for 17 days

Thursday, October 9th 2014, 7:39

An Australian woman has survived 17 days lost in the bush in northern Queensland with no food, local reports say.
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Wotif shareholders agree Expedia bid

Thursday, October 9th 2014, 6:34

Shareholders in Australian online travel firm Wotif approve its takeover by online travel giant Expedia.
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HK leader given 'secret' payment

Wednesday, October 8th 2014, 14:39
related countries: Hong Kong Hong Kong

Hong Kong's chief executive, CY Leung, received millions from an Australian publicly-listed firm, according to Fairfax media.
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Canberra ranked 'best place to live'

Wednesday, October 8th 2014, 2:37
related countries: Australia Australia
related places: Canberra

The Australian Capital Territory of Canberra ranks as the best place in the world to live, according to a report by the OECD.
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Rio Tinto rejected Glencore merger

Tuesday, October 7th 2014, 7:23

Anglo-Australian mining group Rio Tinto says it rejected a takeover bid by rival firm Glencore in August.
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Australia PM urges burka ban rethink

Friday, October 3rd 2014, 9:33

Australian PM Tony Abbott urges a rethink of plans to ban women who cover their faces from sitting in the main public galleries of parliament.
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Australia inquiry into Nauru 'abuse'

Friday, October 3rd 2014, 9:22
related countries: Nauru Nauru

The Australian government orders an inquiry into claims of sexual abuse and incidents of self-harm at an asylum-seeker centre on Nauru.
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Australia approves strikes on IS

Friday, October 3rd 2014, 3:51
related countries: Iraq Iraq

The Australian cabinet gives its approval for fighter jets to join US-led air strikes against Islamic State targets in Iraq.
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Australian winemaker TWE shares drop

Monday, September 29th 2014, 10:31
related countries: Australia Australia

Shares in the world's biggest listed winemaker, Australia's Treasury Wine Estates (TWE), plunge after it rejects two separate multi-billion takeover offers.
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Shot Australian 'may have had help'

Thursday, September 25th 2014, 2:40

A teenage terror suspect shot dead after he stabbed two Australian police officers may not have acted alone, a top police officer says.
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Australian migrants struggle to find work

Wednesday, September 24th 2014, 23:55
related countries: Australia Australia

Struggling to find a job in Australia
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Shot Australian 'was terror suspect'

Wednesday, September 24th 2014, 6:49

A teenager shot dead after he stabbed two police officers was a "known terror suspect" whose passport had been cancelled, Australian officials say.
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Australian 'terror suspect' killed

Tuesday, September 23rd 2014, 15:25

A teenager said to have made threats to Australian PM Tony Abbott is shot dead after stabbing two police in Melbourne, reports say.
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Abbott: Security before some freedom

Monday, September 22nd 2014, 7:18

Australian PM says the "delicate balance" between freedom and security may shift as he seeks powers to tackle Islamists, after terror raids last week.
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Tipsy Australian 'repels' crocodile

Saturday, September 20th 2014, 9:08

An Australian hunter says he fought off a crocodile by poking the reptile in the eye, admitting he was tipsy during the attack.
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Australia boosts parliament security

Friday, September 19th 2014, 3:44

Security is being upgraded at the Australian parliament following "chatter" suggesting extremists could target it for attack, the PM says.
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Australia in 'beheading plot' raids

Thursday, September 18th 2014, 15:48

Police carry out anti-terrorism raids in Sydney sparked by intelligence that Islamist extremists were planning random killings in Australia.
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Australia want Lions 2017 tour game

Thursday, September 18th 2014, 10:25
related countries: Australia Australia, Ireland Ireland, New Zealand New Zealand, United Kingdom United Kingdom

The Australian Rugby Union wants the British and Irish Lions to start their 2017 tour of New Zealand in Australia.
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Goldfish has brain operation

Monday, September 15th 2014, 17:46

An Australian goldfish called George is recovering from successful microsurgery in which a large tumour was removed from his brain.
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Abbott governs from indigenous area

Monday, September 15th 2014, 8:27

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott is spending a week governing the country from a remote indigenous community in the Northern Territory.
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VIDEO: Australian fears over IS at home

Monday, September 15th 2014, 5:05

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott has announced plans to take passports from Australians who may be planning to travel to fight with Islamic State.
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Radio donation to hoax nurse family

Saturday, September 13th 2014, 8:04
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

An Australian radio station donates A$500,000 to relatives of a UK nurse who killed herself after taking a hoax phone call relating to the Royal Family.
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Royal hoax call nurse 'very upset'

Thursday, September 11th 2014, 17:31

A nurse found dead after answering a prank call to a hospital where the Duchess of Cambridge was being treated was "very upset" afterwards, an inquest hears.
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Australia police in explosives error

Thursday, September 11th 2014, 8:11

Australian police apologise after leaving a device containing explosives in a bag at Sydney Airport for nearly a month.
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Australia shootings: Body found

Wednesday, September 10th 2014, 8:26
related countries: Australia Australia

Australian police find a body and a gun near a rural New South Wales farmhouse where a woman and her three children were found dead.
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Jacobson makes Booker shortlist

Tuesday, September 9th 2014, 11:24
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Former Booker winner Howard Jacobson is among the three British writers, two Americans and an Australian to make this year's shortlist.
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VIDEO: Man dies in Australia shark attack

Tuesday, September 9th 2014, 10:21
related countries: Australia Australia
related places: Byron Bay

A 50-year-old man has been killed in a shark attack off a beach in Byron Bay, the most easterly point on the Australian mainland, officials say
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VIDEO: Man dies in Australia shark attack

Tuesday, September 9th 2014, 7:06
related countries: Australia Australia
related places: Byron Bay

A 50-year-old man has been killed in a shark attack off a beach in Byron Bay, the most easterly point on the Australian mainland, officials say.
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Door open for new champions - Cilic

Sunday, September 7th 2014, 23:47
related countries: United States United States

US Open finalist Marin Cilic says Stan Wawrinka's Australian win opened the door for the next generation of champions.
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VIDEO: Parents 'emotional' as deaf baby hears

Saturday, September 6th 2014, 18:53

The Australian parents of a deaf baby boy have described the "overwhelming" moment their son heard their voices for the first time.
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Australia Iranian asylum-seeker dies

Friday, September 5th 2014, 12:25

An Iranian man who had been seeking asylum in Australia, but developed septicaemia after a cut on his foot at an offshore detention centre, dies.
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Abbott in India over uranium deal

Thursday, September 4th 2014, 3:31
related countries: India India

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott arrives in India for a two-day visit, with a deal on uranium sales high on the agenda.
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Deep sea 'mushroom' is a breed apart

Wednesday, September 3rd 2014, 21:43

A mushroom-shaped deep sea animal discovered off the Australian coast has defied classification within the tree of life.
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Australian actor Bill Kerr dies

Friday, August 29th 2014, 9:44

Australian actor Bill Kerr, "the boy from Wagga Wagga" who became one of Tony Hancock's radio sidekicks in the 1950s, dies in Perth at 92.
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Billabong upbeat despite more losses

Thursday, August 28th 2014, 8:36

Australian surfwear firm Billbabong reports another annual loss but says its turnaround plan "is gaining traction".
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