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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 suspends cattle trade

Tuesday, May 31st 2011, 8:43
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia

The Australian government suspends the live export of cattle to some abattoirs in Indonesia, after seeing harrowing footage of their treatment of the animals.
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Cate Blanchett sparks Australian climate debate

Monday, May 30th 2011, 3:27

The Australian actress Cate Blanchett is criticised for calling for the introduction of a carbon tax to reduce Australian emissions.
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Widow to use late husband's sperm

Monday, May 23rd 2011, 7:28

An Australian woman who had been discussing fertility treatments with her husband when he died is allowed to use his frozen sperm.
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Australia climate change 'real'

Monday, May 23rd 2011, 4:21

The Australian Climate Commission warns sea levels could rise by 1m by the end of the century, much more than previously thought.
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Australian actor Bill Hunter dies

Sunday, May 22nd 2011, 0:51

Australian actor Bill Hunter, known for his roles in Gallipoli, Muriel's Wedding and Strictly Ballroom, dies aged 71 in Melbourne.
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Indonesia 'jihadis' join in jail

Thursday, May 19th 2011, 5:23
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia

Indonesian jails are incubators of terrorism where jailed jihadis form new links and plan attacks, a new report by the Australian Strategic Policy Institute says.
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Warne avoids ban but fined by IPL

Wednesday, May 18th 2011, 11:25
related countries: India India

Australian cricket legend Shane Warne escapes a ban which would have prematurely ended his playing career, but he is fined about £31,000 by the Indian Cricket Board.
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Christmas Island tragedy inquest

Wednesday, May 18th 2011, 8:50
related countries: Christmas Island Christmas Island

An Australian inquest into the Christmas Island shipwreck, which killed up to 50 asylum seekers, is told the captain abandoned the boat a day before the tragedy.
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Australian banks have ratings cut

Wednesday, May 18th 2011, 7:45
related countries: Australia Australia

Moody's cuts the credit ratings of Australia's big four banks, saying they rely too much on overseas debt markets.
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VIDEO: Internet craze 'planking' turns fatal

Monday, May 16th 2011, 5:53

Police in the Australian city of Brisbane say a man who fell to his death from a seventh floor balcony was taking part in the internet craze of "planking".
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Australian dies after 'planking'

Sunday, May 15th 2011, 15:33

Australian police say a man who plunged seven floors to his death from an apartment balcony was participating in the internet craze of "planking".
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Dominant Stosur into Rome final

Saturday, May 14th 2011, 12:08
related countries: China China, Italy Italy
related places: Rome

Australian Sam Stosur defeats China's Ni La in straight sets to set up a final with Caroline Wozniacki or Maria Sharapova in the Rome Masters.
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VIDEO: Stolen koala reunited with keepers

Thursday, May 12th 2011, 9:59

An elderly koala stolen from an Australian wildlife park two days ago has been reunited with its keepers.
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McDermott to coach Aussie bowlers

Thursday, May 12th 2011, 6:44

Craig McDermott replaces Troy Cooley as bowling coach to the Australian cricket team.
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Indian fury over swimwear images

Tuesday, May 10th 2011, 12:26
related countries: India India

Images of the Hindu goddess of wealth Laxmi, displayed on swimwear at an Australian fashion show, spark a legal battle in India.
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Australia unveils spending cuts

Tuesday, May 10th 2011, 11:17
related countries: Australia Australia

Australia is to cut government spending by 22bn Australian dollars as it aims to post a budget surplus by 2012-2013.
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Moves to tackle Aborigine suicide

Monday, May 9th 2011, 3:53

The Australian government moved to tackle a sharp increase in the rate of suicide in some Aboriginal communities.
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Aboriginal boxer Lionel Rose dies

Sunday, May 8th 2011, 13:04

Lionel Rose, who won the world bantamweight boxing title in 1968 and became the first Aborigine to be named "Australian of the year", dies aged 62.
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Warne to retire after IPL season

Friday, May 6th 2011, 8:26
related countries: India India

Australian cricket legend Shane Warne says he will retire from professional cricket at the end of the current Indian Premier League campaign.
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Detainees on Sydney riot charges

Thursday, May 5th 2011, 8:48

Seven detainees at an Australian immigration centre in Sydney are charged in connection with a riot and massive blaze at the facility last month.
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Last WWI veteran dies at age 110

Thursday, May 5th 2011, 4:48
related countries: Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)

The world's last known combat veteran of World War I, Claude "Chuckles" Choules, dies in an Australian nursing home at the age of 110.
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Investors agree to split Foster's

Friday, April 29th 2011, 7:46

Shareholders of Australian drinks maker Foster's agree to split company into separate beer and wine businesses.
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Australia sex row cadets charged

Friday, April 29th 2011, 6:25

Two cadets are charged over a sex scandal at an Australian defence academy, in a row which led to a review of the military's treatment of women.
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Anzac Day marked at services

Monday, April 25th 2011, 8:27
related countries: Australia Australia, South Korea South Korea, New Zealand New Zealand

Australia and New Zealand remember their war dead on Anzac Day, with the leaders of both countries attending ceremonies abroad.
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Probe over Australia asylum riot

Friday, April 22nd 2011, 8:33
related countries: Australia Australia
related places: Sydney, Villawood

Australian police question 22 people after Wednesday's riot at the Villawood immigration detention centre in Sydney.
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Rioters burn Sydney asylum centre

Thursday, April 21st 2011, 7:19

Detainees at an Australian immigration detention centre in Sydney riot and set fire to a number of buildings.
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Australian dollar hits new record

Thursday, April 21st 2011, 6:54
related countries: United States United States

The Australian dollar rises to a record high against the US dollar as producer prices came in better than expected.
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VIDEO: Australia sinks navy ship to create reef

Wednesday, April 13th 2011, 8:29

Hundreds of onlookers were treated to a fireworks display as a decommissioned Australian navy frigate was scuttled off the coast of New South Wales.
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Aussie Watson breaks sixes record as Bangladesh routed

Monday, April 11th 2011, 10:12
related countries: Bangladesh Bangladesh

Shane Watson smashes a world-record 15 sixes on his way to recording the highest individual one-day innings by an Australian as Bangladesh are crushed by nine wickets.
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Life term for Australia bridge death father

Monday, April 11th 2011, 3:46

An Australian man is jailed for life for throwing his daughter to her death from Melbourne's highest bridge in a fit of rage over a custody battle.
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Australia ends Singapore ASX bid

Friday, April 8th 2011, 5:22
related countries: Singapore Singapore

The Australian government has blocked a takeover bid from the Singapore Exchange for the Australian bourse the ASX
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Australian unemployment rate dips

Thursday, April 7th 2011, 6:42
related countries: Australia Australia

Australia's unemployment rate fell to 4.9% in March, its lowest level since December 2008, pushing its currency to fresh highs.
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Australian rats scurry to desert

Thursday, April 7th 2011, 3:54
related countries: Australia Australia

A mass migration of rats is under way into the deserts of Australia after a run of high rainfall seasons, scientists say.
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Australia defence cadet sex probe

Wednesday, April 6th 2011, 4:13

Australian police investigate claims by a female cadet at the country's defence academy that a fellow cadet ran a live broadcast of them having sex.
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Australia to block bid for bourse

Tuesday, April 5th 2011, 10:09
related countries: Singapore Singapore

The Australian government says it will reject a bid for the stock exchange from the Singapore bourse on "national interest" grounds.
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VIDEO: Woman survives six-storey car plunge

Monday, April 4th 2011, 12:58

An Australian woman has survived a six storey fall from a parking garage in Melbourne.
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Australian disasters to cost $9bn

Monday, April 4th 2011, 6:02
related countries: Australia Australia

The natural disasters that hit Australia will cost its economy A$9bn ($9.4bn; £5.8bn), according to the Treasury department.
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McLaren chief cools expectations

Friday, April 1st 2011, 14:43

McLaren chief Martin Whitmarsh urges caution despite the team's mpressive start to the season in the Australian Grand Prix.
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Men At Work song appeal rejected

Thursday, March 31st 2011, 9:58

Australian band Men At Work lose an appeal against a court ruling that their hit Down Under was partially copied from a folk song.
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Australian dollar at 29-year high

Wednesday, March 30th 2011, 6:17
related countries: United States United States

The Australian dollar has risen to a 29-year high against the US dollar as demand for commodities continues to grow.
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Australian PM's computer 'hacked'

Tuesday, March 29th 2011, 8:48

Australian PM Julia Gillard's parliamentary computer and those of at least two senior ministers are suspected of being hacked, reports say.
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Vettel beats Hamilton in opener

Sunday, March 27th 2011, 10:51
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda
related places: Hamilton

Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel wins the season-opening Australian Grand Prix from McLaren driver Lewis Hamilton and Renault's Vitaly Petrov.
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Live - Australian Grand Prix

Sunday, March 27th 2011, 4:35
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda

Red Bull's world champion Sebastian Vettel wins the Australian Grand Prix ahead of Lewis Hamilton.
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Vettel blasts to Australian pole

Saturday, March 26th 2011, 10:11
related countries: Australia Australia

Sebastian Vettel unleashes an electrifying display of pace to capture the first pole of the new season for Red Bull in Australia.
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Live - Australian GP qualifying

Saturday, March 26th 2011, 3:57

Red Bull world champion Sebastian Vettel qualifies on pole for the opening race of the 2011 season in Melbourne.
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