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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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VIDEO: On board a pirate patrol plane

Tuesday, February 21st 2012, 12:30
related countries: India India, Indian Ocean Indian Ocean, United Kingdom United Kingdom

The BBC's security correspondent Frank Gardner is the first British journalist to be allowed on board an Australian Maritime Patrol Aircraft flying on a counter-piracy mission over the Indian Ocean.
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VIDEO: Remembering Australia's 'Pearl Harbor'

Sunday, February 19th 2012, 0:38
related countries: Japan Japan

Thousands of people are in the Australian city of Darwin to mark the 70th anniversary of a wartime raid by the Japanese.
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VIDEO: Australian budget airline grounded

Friday, February 17th 2012, 15:07

Budget airline Air Australia grounded all flights as it went into voluntary administration, a day after Australian flag carrier Qantas announced major cutbacks.
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New scuba death trial for US man

Wednesday, February 15th 2012, 3:36
related countries: United States United States
related places: Alabama

An American man accused of killing his wife on their Australian honeymoon by shutting off her oxygen tank while scuba diving goes on trial in Alabama.
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Gillard grilled on Rudd ousting

Tuesday, February 14th 2012, 3:57

Australian PM faces questions over claims staff worked on a "victory speech" two weeks before she ousted Kevin Rudd, amid ongoing leadership speculation.
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'Cruel' Sydney abattoir shut down

Friday, February 10th 2012, 7:09

An abattoir in the Australian city of Sydney, has been closed down after a video showing animal cruelty surfaces, local media report.
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Profits decline at BHP Billiton

Tuesday, February 7th 2012, 23:56

Anglo-Australian firm BHP Billiton, the world's biggest mining company, reports lower profits due to falling prices of iron ore and coal.
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VIDEO: Australian summer floods swamp homes

Saturday, February 4th 2012, 16:23

Flooding in the Australian states of Queensland and New South Wales has forced thousands of families from their homes.
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VIDEO: Ferry sinking 'a major tragedy'

Thursday, February 2nd 2012, 8:28
related countries: Australia Australia, Papua New Guinea Papua New Guinea

Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard describes the sinking of a ferry off Papua New Guinea as ''a major tragedy'' and says that Australia has provided help.
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Lynas shares up on Malaysia move

Thursday, February 2nd 2012, 1:50
related countries: Malaysia Malaysia

Shares of Australian miner Lynas surge after Malaysian authorities grant it a licence to operate a rare earth refinery.
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Trumpets of outrage over outback

Wednesday, February 1st 2012, 18:01

An Australian biology professor is causing a rumble in the academic jungle by suggesting his country should import elephants and even Komodo dragons into its wild interior.
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VIDEO: Bus boss gives staff $16m sale share

Wednesday, February 1st 2012, 11:01

Australian Ken Grenda may have sold his bus company, but his staff of almost 2,000 are smiling.
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Murray will miss Davis Cup match

Tuesday, January 31st 2012, 13:08
related countries: Slovakia Slovakia, United Kingdom United Kingdom

British number one Andy Murray will miss next month's Davis Cup match against Slovakia because of injury concerns following the Australian Open.
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Sportsday Live - breaking news

Monday, January 30th 2012, 7:57

Sportsday Live featuring the latest football transfer news, updates from Gary Speed's inquest, plus more.
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No probe on Gillard protest leak

Monday, January 30th 2012, 3:11

Australian police rule out an investigation into an information leak that led to angry protests which saw PM Julia Gillard rescued by bodyguards.
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Emotional Djokovic hails epic win

Sunday, January 29th 2012, 19:55

World number one Novak Djokovic describes his epic victory over Rafael Nadal in the Australian Open final as the greatest moment of his career.
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Djokovic beats Nadal to win title

Sunday, January 29th 2012, 14:38

World number one Novak Djokovic beats second seed Rafael Nadal in a five-set epic to retain his Australian Open title.
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Live - Djokovic v Nadal

Sunday, January 29th 2012, 7:59

Novak Djokovic beats Rafael Nadal 5-7 6-4 6-2 6-7 (5-7) 7-5 after five hours and 53 minutes - the longest-ever final in Grand Slam history - to retain the Australian Open.
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VIDEO: Australian PM mob leak revealed

Saturday, January 28th 2012, 17:11

The Australian Prime Minister, Julia Gillard, has been forced to explain the actions of a staff member who leaked information which led to her being confronted by an angry mob last Thursday.
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A bride worth four pigs

Saturday, January 28th 2012, 12:07
related countries: Papua New Guinea Papua New Guinea

An edible dowry for an Australian bride in Papua New Guinea
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Azarenka stuns Sharapova in final

Saturday, January 28th 2012, 10:09
related countries: Seychelles Seychelles

Victoria Azarenka beats Maria Sharapova 6-3 6-0 in the Australian Open final to win her maiden Grand Slam title and become the new world number one.
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Live - Sharapova v Azarenka

Saturday, January 28th 2012, 8:18
related countries: Seychelles Seychelles

Maria Sharapova and Victoria Azarenka compete in the Australian Open women's final and for the right to become world number one.
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Gap closing on top three - Murray

Friday, January 27th 2012, 16:37

Andy Murray believes he is closing the gap on the world's best players despite losing an epic five-set Australian Open semi-final to Novak Djokovic.
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Djokovic beats Murray in thriller

Friday, January 27th 2012, 13:37
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Britain's Andy Murray misses out on a place in the Australian Open final, losing to Novak Djokovic in a five-set epic.
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VIDEO: PNG army mutiny over, says PM

Friday, January 27th 2012, 9:14
related countries: Papua New Guinea Papua New Guinea

A group of soldiers who staged a failed mutiny in Papua New Guinea on Thursday are demanding a full pardon, Australian media reports say.
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Sportsday Live - Friday, 27 January

Friday, January 27th 2012, 7:57
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Abu Dhabi

Sportsday Live featuring the latest from Andy Murray's semi-final at the Australian Open, the second Test between England and Pakistan, golf from Abu Dhabi and transfer news ahead of deadline day.
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Live - Djokovic v Murray

Friday, January 27th 2012, 7:26

Top seed Novak Djokovic beats Britain’s Andy Murray in an epic five-set Australian Open semi-final encounter.
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PNG mutineers 'demanding pardon'

Friday, January 27th 2012, 2:44
related countries: Papua New Guinea Papua New Guinea

A group of soldiers who staged a failed mutiny in Papua New Guinea are seeking a pardon, Australian reports say, amid the ongoing power struggle in the country.
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Sportsday Live - Thursday, 26 January

Thursday, January 26th 2012, 20:04
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Abu Dhabi

Sportsday Live featuring the latest from the Australian Open, the second Test between England and Pakistan, the golf from Abu Dhabi, transfer news ahead of deadline day and Olympics news.
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Murray plots route past Djokovic

Thursday, January 26th 2012, 15:29

Andy Murray insists last year's straight-sets Australian Open final defeat to Novak Djokovic will not be on his mind when they meet in the semi-finals on Friday.
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Nadal beats Federer to make final

Thursday, January 26th 2012, 12:28

Rafael Nadal comes from one set down to beat Roger Federer and reach the Australian Open final.
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VIDEO: Australia PM rescued amid protests

Thursday, January 26th 2012, 9:24

Australian PM Julia Gillard and leader of the opposition Tony Abbott have had to be rescued by their security staff after a protest became violent.
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Azarenka & Sharapova reach final

Thursday, January 26th 2012, 7:58
related countries: Seychelles Seychelles

Victoria Azarenka and Maria Sharapova will contest the Australian Open final after battling through tough semi-finals.
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Live - Federer v Nadal

Thursday, January 26th 2012, 2:36
related countries: Belarus Belarus, Seychelles Seychelles

Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal contest for a place in the men's final of the Australian Open.
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Australia honours Geoffrey Rush

Wednesday, January 25th 2012, 15:19

Oscar-winning actor Geoffrey is named Australian Of The Year, in recognition of his dedication and achievement in the arts.
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Kylie Minogue to revive old hits

Wednesday, January 25th 2012, 9:01

Australian popstar Kylie Minogue is to celebrate working in showbusiness for 25 years by re-recording some of her old and most popular hits, it is announced.
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Sportsday Live - breaking news

Wednesday, January 25th 2012, 7:57
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Sportsday Live featuring the latest on Andy Murray's quarter-final win at the Australian Open, the second Test between England and Pakistan, the Harry Redknapp trial and transfer news.
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Murray to face Djokovic in semis

Wednesday, January 25th 2012, 6:38
related countries: Japan Japan
related places: Nishikori

Andy Murray progresses to the semi-finals of the Australian Open after a straight sets victory over Kei Nishikori.
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Kvitova and Sharapova go through

Wednesday, January 25th 2012, 4:04
related countries: Italy Italy

Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova sees off the spirited challenge of Italy's Sara Errani and will face Maria Sharapova in the semi-finals of the Australian Open.
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Live - Murray v Nishikori

Wednesday, January 25th 2012, 3:59
related countries: Japan Japan, United Kingdom United Kingdom

British number one Andy Murray takes on Japan's Kei Nishikori as he attempts to reach a third consecutive Australian Open semi-final
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Nadal sets up Federer semi-final

Tuesday, January 24th 2012, 13:07

Roger Federer will play Rafael Nadal in the semi-finals of the Australian Open after they record very different victories in the last eight.
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Sportsday Live - breaking news

Tuesday, January 24th 2012, 8:01

Sportsday Live featuring the latest from day two of the Harry Redknapp trial, updates from the Australian Open and transfer news
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Australian Open live - Nadal v Berdych

Tuesday, January 24th 2012, 3:33

Rafael Nadal and Tomas Berdych tussle for a place in the Australian Open semi-finals against Roger Federer, who beat Juan Martin del Potro earlier on Tuesday.
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Sportsday Live - breaking sports news

Monday, January 23rd 2012, 10:12

Sportsday Live featuring the latest from the Championship clash between Southampton and Leicester, all the news from the Africa Cup of Nations, football transfer news and more.
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Murray through as opponent quits

Monday, January 23rd 2012, 5:47
related countries: Kazakhstan Kazakhstan

Andy Murray reaches the Australian Open quarter-finals for a third successive year after Mikhail Kukushkin retires trailing 6-1 6-1 1-0.
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Live - Murray v Kukushkin

Monday, January 23rd 2012, 1:51
related countries: Kazakhstan Kazakhstan

Andy Murray reaches the Australian Open quarter-finals after Mikhail Kukushkin of Kazakhstan retires while trailing 6-1 6-1 1-0.
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Gutsy Clijsters battles past Li

Sunday, January 22nd 2012, 12:38
related countries: Seychelles Seychelles

Kim Clijsters plays through the pain of an ankle injury to stun Li Na and set up a meeting with Caroline Wozniacki in the Australian Open quarter-finals.
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Nadal and Federer reach quarters

Sunday, January 22nd 2012, 10:43

Second seed Rafael Nadal and third seed Roger Federer win in straight sets to reach the Australian Open quarter-finals.
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Live - Wozniacki v Jankovic

Sunday, January 22nd 2012, 7:23

Women's number one Caroline Wozniacki beats Jelena Jankovic after Roger Federer beats Bernard Tomic at the Australian Open.
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