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News: Aruba

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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Aruba: news

Qantas profit up as rumours swirl

Wednesday, August 24th 2011, 2:54

Australian carrier Qantas Airways says annual profits double as speculation swirls it is a possible takeover target.
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Australia MP in sex scandal probe

Tuesday, August 23rd 2011, 8:03

Australian police are investigating claims that an MP misused a credit card to pay for prostitutes, in a scandal that could derail the country's government.
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Foster's reports $93m annual loss

Tuesday, August 23rd 2011, 6:18

Australian brewer Foster's reports an annual loss of $93m as it tries to fend off a hostile takeover bid by rival SABMiller.
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Rush heads new Australian academy

Thursday, August 18th 2011, 16:21

A new Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts (Aacta) - with Geoffrey Rush as president - has been launched to "celebrate screen excellence".
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VIDEO: Coolbox 'car' driver banned for drinking

Wednesday, August 17th 2011, 11:52

An Australian man has been convicted of drink driving after turning a coolbox into a 'car' and taking it for a test drive.
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Australia sperm donor loses fight

Wednesday, August 17th 2011, 9:16

An Australian man who donated sperm to a lesbian couple is told by a court that his name must be removed from the child's birth certificate.
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Man in US held over 'collar-bomb'

Tuesday, August 16th 2011, 20:28
related countries: United States United States
related places: Sydney

An Australian man is detained in the US after a police hunt for the man who locked a teenage girl to a fake bomb leads to the state of Kentucky.
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VIDEO: Protests over Australia carbon tax

Tuesday, August 16th 2011, 16:33
related countries: Australia Australia
related places: Canberra

Thousands of people gathered in the Australian capital, Canberra, to protest against a planned carbon tax aimed at curbing greenhouse emissions.
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Vintage rockers AC/DC launch wine range

Tuesday, August 16th 2011, 7:47

The rock band teams up with an Australian producer to launch their own range of wines, including Highway to Hell cabernet sauvignon.
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VIDEO: Man held over Sydney 'collar-bomb' attack

Tuesday, August 16th 2011, 4:04
related countries: United States United States

An Australian man has been arrested in the US in connection with an attack on a teenager who had a fake bomb strapped to her neck, the FBI has said.
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Pesticides fear for Barrier Reef

Saturday, August 13th 2011, 11:38

Agricultural pesticides are causing significant damage to the Great Barrier Reef, a new Australian government report on water quality says.
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Australians hunt for lost aboriginal languages

Friday, August 12th 2011, 17:23
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

An Australian project combs through documents left by early British settlers to find hundreds of lost languages.
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PNG agrees to reopen asylum camp

Thursday, August 11th 2011, 12:26
related countries: Australia Australia, Malaysia Malaysia, Papua New Guinea Papua New Guinea
related places: Canberra

Papua New Guinea approves an Australian proposal to reopen a detention centre on Manus Island, as Canberra's refugee swap deal with Malaysia stalls.
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Australia jails 'Godmother' Moran

Wednesday, August 10th 2011, 7:26

Australian gangland matriarch Judy Moran is sentenced to 26 years in jail for the murder of her brother-in-law Des "Tuppence" Moran.
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VIDEO: Australian court halts deportation

Monday, August 8th 2011, 15:17
related countries: Australia Australia, Malaysia Malaysia

Australia's High Court has stopped the authorities from deporting a boat-load of asylum seekers to Malaysia.
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Historic Tasmania forestry deal

Monday, August 8th 2011, 6:43

Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard and her Tasmanian counterpart sign a deal to end decades of conflict over the island state's native forests.
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VIDEO: Row over Australian asylum seeker deal

Monday, August 8th 2011, 2:39
related countries: Australia Australia, Malaysia Malaysia

The High Court in Australia has granted a reprieve to the first group of asylum seekers due to be transferred under the Government's controversial people swap deal to Malaysia.
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VIDEO: Collar bomb hoax girl speaks after ordeal

Saturday, August 6th 2011, 10:39

An Australian teenager who had what turned out to be a fake bomb put around her neck by an apparent intruder, has spoken in public for the first time since the incident.
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Collar-bomb probe 'well advanced'

Friday, August 5th 2011, 8:03

Australian police say inquiries are "well advanced" in the hunt for an intruder who strapped a fake bomb to the neck of a teenager in a wealthy Sydney suburb.
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Australia bomb hoax 'extortion'

Thursday, August 4th 2011, 12:34

Australian police say a teenager who had a fake bomb strapped to her neck by an intruder in her Sydney home was the victim of an extortion attempt.
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Australian freed after bomb drama

Wednesday, August 3rd 2011, 18:43

Australian police rescue a young woman after 10 hours of tense efforts to deal with a suspected bomb that was reportedly strapped to her body.
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VIDEO: Teenager freed after bomb drama

Wednesday, August 3rd 2011, 16:26

Australian police have rescued a young woman after 10 hours of tense efforts to defuse a suspected bomb that was reportedly strapped to her body.
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VIDEO: Bomb 'strapped to Sydney woman'

Wednesday, August 3rd 2011, 12:29

Australian bomb-disposal teams surround a house in Sydney, amid reports that a young woman has an explosive device strapped to her body.
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Patent row hits Galaxy Tab launch

Tuesday, August 2nd 2011, 10:28

Samsung has delayed the Australian launch of its Galaxy tablet because of a patent dispute with Apple.
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Woman sues over 15-year sponge

Monday, August 1st 2011, 4:10

An Australian woman is suing a doctor she says left a grapefruit-sized sponge inside her after surgery - causing 15 years of pain and distress.
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Aussie Aussie Aussie!

Tuesday, July 26th 2011, 22:32

Who are the real Australian heroes?
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Australian still-life artist dies

Tuesday, July 26th 2011, 10:34

The Australian artist Margaret Olley, much admired for her colourful still-life paintings, dies in Sydney aged 88.
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Australia signs refugee swap deal

Monday, July 25th 2011, 8:47
related countries: Australia Australia, Malaysia Malaysia

Australian and Malaysian officials sign a controversial agreement intended to stem the flow of asylum seekers to Australia by boat.
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Australia celebrates Tour winner

Monday, July 25th 2011, 4:06
related countries: France France

Australia celebrates its first-ever victory in the gruelling Tour de France, by 34-year-old Cadel Evans.
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Forklift drops $1m shipment of Australian red

Friday, July 22nd 2011, 9:45
related countries: Australia Australia

More than $1m of Mollydooker shiraz wine is destroyed as a forklift malfunctions in Australia.
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Australia targets Hicks profits

Thursday, July 21st 2011, 8:25
related countries: Australia Australia

Australia seeks to sue David Hicks, a former Guantanamo Bay detainee who was convicted of terrorism, for the income from his memoir.
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Police quell island asylum riot

Wednesday, July 20th 2011, 10:19
related countries: Christmas Island Christmas Island

Australian police use tear gas and "bean bag" bullets to quell rioting at the Christmas Island refugee holding centre.
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Murdoch faces Australia questions

Wednesday, July 20th 2011, 4:43
related countries: Australia Australia, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Australian leader Julia Gillard says Rupert Murdoch's media operation there will face "hard questions" in the wake of the phone-hacking scandal in Britain.
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Ripple effect

Tuesday, July 19th 2011, 7:11
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

UK scandal starts to grip Murdoch's Australian empire
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Pressure hits shares in News Corp

Monday, July 18th 2011, 17:20

Shares in News Corporation fall on Monday as the company comes under further pressure as the phone-hacking scandal develops.
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Harper accuses India of bullying

Monday, July 18th 2011, 17:12
related countries: India India

Recently retired Australian umpire Daryl Harper accuses India of bullying and complains about a 'lack of support' from the International Cricket Council.
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O'Sullivan out of Australia event

Saturday, July 16th 2011, 11:19
related countries: Australia Australia

Ronnie O'Sullivan has withdrawn from the Australian Goldfields Open, the first ever ranking tournament to be held in the country, citing neck and back injuries suffered while travelling.
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Qantas sees $122m carbon tax cost

Monday, July 11th 2011, 6:53

Qantas Airways says the new carbon tax is likely to increase the cost of its operations by as much as 115m Australian dollars ($122m).
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Australia to tax worst polluters

Sunday, July 10th 2011, 8:28

Australia unveils plans to slap a tax on carbon emissions for the country's worst polluters, in one of the biggest economic reforms in years.
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Australian call for Murdoch probe

Friday, July 8th 2011, 10:35
related countries: Australia Australia, United Kingdom United Kingdom

The head of Australia's Green party calls for an investigation into Rupert Murdoch's media holdings there following the phone hacking scandal in the UK.
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Tiger fights Australia grounding

Monday, July 4th 2011, 10:37
related countries: Australia Australia

Tiger Airways will hold crisis talks with Australian regulators to try and counter safety claims and resume domestic operations.
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Australian sales in surprise drop

Monday, July 4th 2011, 5:45

Australian sales of retail goods such as clothes and shoes fall unexpectedly in May suffering the biggest drop in seven months.
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Mystery of dead Australian turtles

Friday, July 1st 2011, 5:38

Australian officials are investigating why dozens of turtles - many of them dead - have been washed up on beaches near the city of Townsville.
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Burma convicts Australian editor

Thursday, June 30th 2011, 10:57
related countries: Burma Burma

The Australian owner of a newspaper in Burma is found guilty of assault and breaching immigration laws, but allowed to walk free.
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Live - Nadal v Fish

Wednesday, June 29th 2011, 12:03

Defending champion Rafael Nadal takes on Mardy Fish for a place in the Wimbledon semi-finals after Novak Djokovic holds off Australian teenager Bernard Tomic.
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Philip Morris threatens to sue Australia

Monday, June 27th 2011, 4:21

Philip Morris threatens to sue the Australian government over its plan to introduce plain, brandless packing for cigarettes.
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Migrant reality

Thursday, June 23rd 2011, 23:43

Australia airs fly-on-the-wall show about immigrants
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