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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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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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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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