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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 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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Australia ups anti-terror efforts

Wednesday, August 27th 2014, 7:11
related countries: Iraq Iraq, Syria Syria

New counter-terrorism units have been set up at two Australian airports, PM Tony Abbott says, amid concern over Australians fighting in Iraq and Syria.
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Lockheed Martin in space junk deal

Wednesday, August 27th 2014, 6:50
related countries: United States United States

US defence giant Lockheed Martin is teaming up with an Australian technology firm to track space debris that can damage multi-billion dollar satellites.
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Australia tycoon makes China apology

Tuesday, August 26th 2014, 6:58
related countries: China China

Australian billionaire Clive Palmer apologises for calling the Chinese government "mongrels", after widespread criticism of his comments.
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Australia sued over asylum detainees

Tuesday, August 26th 2014, 6:06
related countries: Christmas Island Christmas Island

Asylum-seekers detained on Christmas Island, including a six-year-old child, sue the Australian government over inadequate health care.
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Australian airlines grant phone use

Tuesday, August 26th 2014, 1:13

Travellers on Qantas and Virgin Australia will be able to use their mobile phones and other electronic devices during flights from Tuesday.
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Australian is oldest Channel swimmer

Thursday, August 21st 2014, 9:15

A 70-tear-old Australian man has set the record for the world's oldest person to swim the English Channel.
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Australian winemaker reports a loss

Thursday, August 21st 2014, 1:47
related countries: China China, United States United States

Australian winemaker Treasury Wine Estates has reported its first annual loss due to slower sales in China and oversupply in the US market.
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Cronulla Sharks face doping claims

Wednesday, August 20th 2014, 9:18

Seventeen past and present players from Australian rugby league side Cronulla Sharks face doping allegations.
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VIDEO: Australia MP's verbal attack on China

Tuesday, August 19th 2014, 10:55
related countries: China China

Australian MP Clive Palmer has been criticised after he launched an extraordinary attack on the Chinese government, live on national TV.
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Arrests over PNG asylum-seeker death

Tuesday, August 19th 2014, 10:29
related countries: Australia Australia, Papua New Guinea Papua New Guinea

Papua New Guinea police have charged two men with the murder of a man seeking asylum in Australia, Australian media reports say.
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Australian PM comments 'offensive'

Saturday, August 16th 2014, 12:42
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Scotland's first minister says the Australian prime minister's negative comments on Scottish independence were "foolish and hypocritical".
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VIDEO: Barrier Reef 'an economic dilemma'

Wednesday, August 13th 2014, 14:33
related countries: Australia Australia

The outlook for Australia's Great Barrier Reef is poor, a new report says. The BBC's Matt McGrath said the Great Barrier Reef posed a "difficult economic dilemma" for the Australian government.
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Australian banks face class action

Tuesday, August 12th 2014, 6:11

Australian legal firm Maurice Blackburn files class actions against five banks over late credit card fees worth hundreds of millions of dollars.
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'Tractor beam' created in water

Monday, August 11th 2014, 14:10

Australian physicists have discovered how to control the movement of a floating object using wave patterns.
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Australian winemaker in bidding war

Monday, August 11th 2014, 4:23
related countries: Australia Australia

The world's biggest listed winemaker, Australia's Treasury Wines Estates, receives a second multi-billion-dollar takeover bid.
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Australia boy 'holds severed head'

Monday, August 11th 2014, 4:18
related countries: Australia Australia, Syria Syria

Australia's PM condemns an image showing a boy, reportedly the son of an Australian ex-terror convict, holding the severed head of a Syrian.
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Gammy's parents 'wanted to take him'

Monday, August 11th 2014, 3:38
related countries: Thailand Thailand

An Australian couple deny abandoning a baby born with Down's syndrome to a surrogate in Thailand and say they will fight to get him back.
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VIDEO: Down's baby's parents break silence

Sunday, August 10th 2014, 16:54
related countries: Thailand Thailand

An Australian couple have denied abandoning a baby born with Down's syndrome to a surrogate in Thailand.
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Australian composer Sculthorpe dies

Friday, August 8th 2014, 12:40

Australian composer Peter Sculthorpe, famed for infusing his classical pieces with indigenous music, dies at the age of 85.
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Murray to face Kyrgios in Toronto

Wednesday, August 6th 2014, 7:01

Andy Murray plays Australian Nick Kyrgios in his first match of the hard-court season in the Rogers Cup on Wednesday.
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Australia plans tougher travel laws

Tuesday, August 5th 2014, 13:25

The Australian government is planning to restrict its citizens from travelling to certain countries in a bid to contain terrorist activities.
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Thai surrogate baby case disputed

Monday, August 4th 2014, 15:06
related countries: Thailand Thailand

An Australian couple deny abandoning a baby boy with Down's Syndrome, but the Thai surrogate mother he was born to disputes their account.
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Australian wine firm is bid target

Monday, August 4th 2014, 14:42
related countries: United States United States

US private equity giant KKR launches a renewed $3.4bn Australian dollar takeover bid for Australian winemaker Treasury Wines Estates.
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Thai surrogate: I love Down's baby

Saturday, August 2nd 2014, 12:14
related countries: Thailand Thailand

A Thai surrogate mother who carried a baby with Down's syndrome vows to take care of the boy after his Australian parents gave him up.
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Australian pair abandon Down's baby

Saturday, August 2nd 2014, 2:59
related countries: Thailand Thailand

An online campaign for a baby with Down's Syndrome left with his surrogate Thai mother by an Australian couple has raised over $120,000 (£70,000).
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Australia 'in child asylum cover-up'

Thursday, July 31st 2014, 8:09

The Australian government sought to cover up the extent of mental health problems among children held in asylum detention, a psychiatrist tells a national inquiry.
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Australia's head coach suspended

Wednesday, July 30th 2014, 22:24

Head coach of Australian Athletics Eric Hollingsworth has been suspended for publicly criticising the team's star hurdler Sally Pearson.
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VIDEO: Mine 'could threaten Barrier Reef'

Tuesday, July 29th 2014, 5:16

The Australian government has approved the development of what could potentially be the country's biggest coal mine.
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Hero's welcome for freed Venezuelan

Monday, July 28th 2014, 16:13
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela
related places: Caracas

Venezuelan official Gen Hugo Carvajal is warmly welcomed in Caracas after his release in Aruba, where he had been arrested on drug-trafficking charges.
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Koala survives speedy ride under car

Monday, July 28th 2014, 12:17

A koala has had an extraordinary escape clinging to the bottom of a car on a busy Australian highway.
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Aruba frees top Venezuela official

Monday, July 28th 2014, 0:19
related countries: United States United States, Venezuela Venezuela

The Caribbean island of Aruba releases a top Venezuelan official, Gen Hugo Carvajal, detained over US accusations of drug-trafficking activities.
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Shelley and Daniel win marathon golds

Sunday, July 27th 2014, 12:44
related countries: Australia Australia, Kenya Kenya

Australia's Michael Shelley wins gold in the men's marathon, while Kenya's Flomena Cheyech Daniel wins the women's race.
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Australia brings asylum group ashore

Friday, July 25th 2014, 7:56

A group of 157 asylum seekers held at sea will be brought to the Australian mainland to be detained, the immigration minister says.
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Aruba detains top Venezuela official

Thursday, July 24th 2014, 19:55
related countries: United States United States, Venezuela Venezuela

The Caribbean island of Aruba has detained a top Venezuelan official, Gen Hugo Carvajal, sought in the US for drug trafficking offences.
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Queen 'photo-bombs' athletes' selfie

Thursday, July 24th 2014, 12:31

Two Australian Commonwealth Games hockey players have a huge surprise when the Queen appears smiling in the back of their selfie.
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