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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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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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McLaren fight back to the front

Friday, March 25th 2011, 9:55

McLaren's Jenson Button and Lewis Hamilton head Ferrari's Fernando Alonso in second practice at the Australian Grand Prix.
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BHP to spend $9.5bn in Australia

Friday, March 25th 2011, 2:10
related countries: Australia Australia

BHP Billiton, the world's biggest miner, says it will expand its Australian iron ore and coal mining projects.
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Live - Australian GP practice

Friday, March 25th 2011, 1:05

McLaren's Jenson Button sets the fastest time in practice ahead of team-mate Lewis Hamilton in second practice at Albert Park.
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McLaren upbeat for Australian GP

Thursday, March 24th 2011, 9:49
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda

Lewis Hamilton and Jenson Button are optimistic they can fight for victory in Sunday’s Australian Grand Prix.
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Riots at Australia asylum centre

Friday, March 18th 2011, 8:17
related countries: Australia Australia, Christmas Island Christmas Island

Australian police fire tear gas to subdue rioting asylum seekers at the Christmas Island detention centre following days of unrest there.
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Aussies overwhelm minnows Canada

Wednesday, March 16th 2011, 17:38
related countries: Canada Canada

Australian openers Shane Watson and Brad Haddin put on 183 as the World Cup holders easily chase down a target of 212 to beat Canada in Bangalore.
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Rio Tinto ups bid for Riversdale

Thursday, March 10th 2011, 14:50

Mining giant Rio Tinto ups its bid for Riversdale in its latest attempt to woo shareholders in the Australian coal miner.
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Australian angler grabbed by croc

Thursday, March 10th 2011, 3:46

An Australian angler is recovering in hospital after fighting off a saltwater crocodile that tried to drag him into a creek.
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Former mayor denies mafia reports

Wednesday, March 9th 2011, 12:24
related countries: Italy Italy

An ex-mayor of the west Australian city of Stirling denies Italian reports linking him to the feared 'Ndrangheta mafia.
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Australian music gift for Obama

Wednesday, March 9th 2011, 11:33
related countries: United States United States

Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard gives Barack Obama an MP3 player loaded with a "best of" Australian music mix as a souvenir of her first official visit to the US.
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Australian Moran guilty of murder

Wednesday, March 9th 2011, 3:58

Gangland matriarch Judy Moran, mother and wife to four victims of underworld killings, is found guilty of murdering her brother-in-law Des "Tuppence" Moran.
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Button pessimistic for opening GP

Tuesday, March 8th 2011, 17:48

Jenson Button believes McLaren will not be able to challenge rivals Red Bull and Ferrari at the season-opening Australian Grand Prix on 27 March.
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Former Fiji minister seeks asylum

Monday, March 7th 2011, 12:29
related countries: Australia Australia, Fiji Fiji

Former Fijian government minister Samisoni Tikoinasau says he will seek asylum in Australia after being arrested and beaten in Fiji, an Australian newspaper reports.
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India compensation after 33 years

Friday, March 4th 2011, 10:28
related countries: India India
related places: Delhi

An Indian court awards $1m in compensation to an Australian woman, 33 years after she was paralysed in a fall at a Delhi hotel swimming pool.
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VIDEO: Runaway train rolls onto road

Thursday, March 3rd 2011, 16:27

A freight train has careered off the tracks near a busy road, narrowly missing drivers in the Australian state of New South Wales.
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Australian editor in Burma court

Thursday, March 3rd 2011, 11:28
related countries: Burma Burma
related places: Rangoon

A court hearing is underway in Rangoon in the trial of Ross Dunkley, the Australian owner of the Myanmar Times newspaper arrested on immigration charges.
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Australian economy picks up pace

Wednesday, March 2nd 2011, 3:38
related countries: Australia Australia

Australia's economic growth picked up pace in the fourth quarter of 2010, despite the severe floods, figures show.
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Dragons beat Wigan in World Challenge

Sunday, February 27th 2011, 21:01

Australian champions St George Illawarra Dragons hold on to win the World Club Challenge for the first time with a comeback victory over Wigan.
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World Club Challenge - latest score

Sunday, February 27th 2011, 19:14

Wigan Warriors face Australian side St George Illawarra Dragons at the DW Stadium.
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Djokovic to play Federer in Dubai

Friday, February 25th 2011, 16:41

Novak Djokovic will face Roger Federer in Saturday's Dubai Championships final after both were victorious on Friday.
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Ben Elton's Australian show axed

Thursday, February 24th 2011, 10:11
related countries: Australia Australia, United Kingdom United Kingdom

British comic Ben Elton's new show in Australia is axed after three episodes, it is announced.
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Drunk Australia sailors condemned

Tuesday, February 22nd 2011, 11:29

Sailors aboard an Australian naval ship engaged in "predatory" behaviour and drunken misconduct while deployed in Asia in 2009, a retired judge reports.
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BHP Billiton moves into shale gas

Tuesday, February 22nd 2011, 9:39
related countries: United States United States

Anglo-Australian miner BHP Billiton agrees to buy shale gas assets from US firm Chesapeake Energy for $4.75bn.
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Australian town changes name to kill speeding

Friday, February 18th 2011, 4:39

The tiny Australian town of Speed changes name to SpeedKills in a traffic safety bid for fame.
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Australian banks face ratings cut

Thursday, February 17th 2011, 1:40
related countries: Australia Australia

Moody's puts Australia's four biggest banks on credit downgrade review, saying they may be too dependent on global markets.
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Qantas A380 problems hit profits

Wednesday, February 16th 2011, 23:13

Australian airline Qantas says the grounding of its Airbus A380s after an explosion in one of the engines cost it $55m.
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Waugh backs one-day game revival

Tuesday, February 15th 2011, 7:22

Australian cricket legend Steve Waugh tells the BBC he believes the 50-over game is still relevant and is set for a "resurgence" at the 2011 World Cup, which starts Saturday.
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Burma arrests Australian editor

Saturday, February 12th 2011, 16:22
related countries: Burma Burma

Ross Dunkley, the Australian owner of English-language newspaper Myanmar Times, is arrested in Burma on an alleged immigration offence.
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Clijsters regains number one spot

Friday, February 11th 2011, 21:59
related countries: France France

Australian Open champion Kim Clijsters regains her world number one ranking after beating Jelena Dokic in the quarter-finals of the Paris Open.
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Hussey & Hauritz out of World Cup

Tuesday, February 8th 2011, 13:52

Australian duo Mike Hussey and Nathan Hauritz are ruled out of the World Cup through injury.
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Australian MPs weep for victims

Tuesday, February 8th 2011, 9:59

Australian MPs cry as they pay tribute to the tens of thousands of people whose lives have been devastated by recent floods, cyclones and bushfires.
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VIDEO: Australian PM weeps over disasters

Tuesday, February 8th 2011, 9:59

Australian PM Julia Gillard pays tribute to the tens of thousands of people whose lives have been devastated by floods, cyclones and fires.
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Bushfires engulf Australian homes

Monday, February 7th 2011, 6:40
related countries: Australia Australia

Bushfires raging on the outskirts of Perth in Western Australia have destroyed at least 59 homes.
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Flash floods hit Australian state

Saturday, February 5th 2011, 14:03
related countries: Seychelles Seychelles
related places: Victoria

Torrential rain has led to flash flooding in the southern Australian state of Victoria.
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Queensland battles cyclone debris

Friday, February 4th 2011, 9:20

Australia sends in thousands of emergency workers to help Queensland's stricken coastal communities after the state's worst storm in a century.
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Woman gives birth in midst of cyclone

Thursday, February 3rd 2011, 13:25

A woman gives birth to a baby girl while sheltering in an evacuation centre from the Australian cyclone.
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Queensland survives Cyclone Yasi

Thursday, February 3rd 2011, 10:58

Queensland's coast is badly hit but cities have a lucky escape as Cyclone Yasi is downgraded to a category two storm over north-east Australia.
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Cyclone wind 'like a freight train'

Thursday, February 3rd 2011, 3:45

The Australian state of Queensland is counting the cost as the powerful Cyclone Yasi carved a trail of destruction across the north-east with winds of nearly 300km/h (185mph).
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Cyclone unleashed on Queensland

Wednesday, February 2nd 2011, 20:09

Powerful winds and driving rains pound the northern coast of Queensland as Cyclone Yasi makes landfall in the Australian state.
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'Deadly' storm nears Queensland

Tuesday, February 1st 2011, 23:17

Australian officials warn Cyclone Yasi, approaching Queensland with winds of up to 295 km/h (183 mph), could be the deadliest storm in living memory.
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Murray to work for Grand Slam win

Sunday, January 30th 2011, 14:38

Andy Murray says the only way he can respond to his Australian Open defeat by Novak Djokovic is to work hard to get better.
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Djokovic outplays Murray in final

Sunday, January 30th 2011, 11:20
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Novak Djokovic beats Andy Murray in straight sets to win the Australian Open for the second time and end the Briton's hopes of a first Grand Slam title.
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Live - Murray v Djokovic

Sunday, January 30th 2011, 7:31
related countries: Serbia and Montenegro Serbia and Montenegro

Britain's Andy Murray tries to win his first Grand Slam title as he takes on Novak Djokovic of Serbia in the Australian Open final.
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Clijsters wins first Aussie Open

Saturday, January 29th 2011, 10:46
related countries: China China

Kim Clijsters beats Li Na in a pulsating three-set final to win her first Australian Open and fourth Grand Slam title.
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