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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

'Giant wombat' mass grave found

Thursday, June 21st 2012, 10:30

Australian scientists find 50 skeletons from a pre-historic "giant wombat" - described as a "palaeontologists' goldmine".
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News Ltd announces change plan

Wednesday, June 20th 2012, 6:17

Rupert Murdoch's Australian arm, News Ltd, announces major restructuring, in a turbulent week for the country's media industry.
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Australia warns magnate on media

Tuesday, June 19th 2012, 7:21

Australian officials express concern that billionaire Gina Rinehart's increased stake in Fairfax media may compromise its independence.
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Tonga search for missing sailors

Tuesday, June 19th 2012, 4:05
related countries: Tonga Tonga

Rescuers manage to land on a remote Tongan atoll to search for two Australian men missing since their yacht broke up last week.
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VIDEO: 'Decades of abuse' in Australian forces

Friday, June 15th 2012, 11:22

The Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard has expressed her shock at a report detailing decades of sexual and other abuse in the country's armed forces.
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Abuse report shocks Australia PM

Friday, June 15th 2012, 10:35
related countries: Australia Australia

Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard expresses shock at a report detailing decades of sexual and other abuses in the country's armed forces.
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Internet Explorer 7 'tax' a first

Thursday, June 14th 2012, 11:45

The Australian online retailer Kogan.com has introduced the world's first "tax" on use of Microsoft's Internet Explorer 7 (IE7) browser.
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Australia creates marine reserve

Thursday, June 14th 2012, 2:21

The Australian government says it will create the world's largest network of marine parks, including the Coral Sea, ahead of the Rio+20 summit.
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VIDEO: Dingo caused Australia baby death

Tuesday, June 12th 2012, 5:48
related countries: Australia Australia

An Australian coroner has ruled that Azaria Chamberlain, a baby girl who disappeared from a beauty spot 32 years ago, was taken by a dingo or wild dog.
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Qantas rises on bid defence move

Tuesday, June 12th 2012, 5:38

Qantas shares surge after reports the Australian airline has appointed the Macquarie Group to help defend against any takeover bids.
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Dingo caused Australia baby death

Tuesday, June 12th 2012, 1:42

More than 30 years after baby Azaria Chamberlain disappeared from an Australian campsite, a coroner rules that she was taken by a dingo.
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Concern over lawyer held in Libya

Sunday, June 10th 2012, 7:44
related countries: Libya Libya

Australia says it is seeking consular access to an Australian lawyer being held in Libya after trying to meet the jailed son of Col Gaddafi.
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Qantas shares hit by S&P review

Friday, June 8th 2012, 7:39

Qantas shares fall below one Australian dollar to a record low after Standard & Poor's puts the airline on review for a possible downgrade.
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Australian killer's kin sentenced

Friday, June 8th 2012, 6:35

A relative of a notorious Australian serial killer is sentenced to at least 30 years in prison for murdering a friend with a double-edged axe.
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Australia swimmers in photo row

Thursday, June 7th 2012, 15:19

Australian Olympic swimmers Nick D'Arcy and Kenrick Monk are told to remove a photo of themselves posing with guns from Facebook.
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Minister on China espionage alert

Wednesday, June 6th 2012, 10:32
related countries: China China

The Australian defence minister takes extra precautions against possible cyber espionage in China, Australian media say.
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Eddie Mabo, the man who changed Australia

Wednesday, June 6th 2012, 0:05
related countries: Australia Australia

How one man changed Australian history
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AUDIO: Being on death row in a Bali jail

Friday, June 1st 2012, 11:06

The lawyer for the Australian 'Bali Nine' told BBC Radio 5 live about their time in jail facing the death penalty.
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Sheep plunge on to Melbourne road

Friday, June 1st 2012, 9:07

Sheep "rain down" on motorists in the Australian city of Melbourne after a livestock lorry overturns on a flyover.
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Court drops cricket 'attack' case

Friday, May 25th 2012, 8:44
related countries: United States United States

The Delhi High Court allows a woman who accused Australian cricketer Luke Pomersbach of molesting her to drop the case after settling out of court.
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VIDEO: Australian woman 'worth A$29bn'

Thursday, May 24th 2012, 12:46

Australian mining magnate Gina Rinehart has been declared the richest woman in the world, with a wealth of nearly A$30bn.
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India 'assault' cricketer charged

Friday, May 18th 2012, 15:41
related countries: India India

Australian cricketer Luke Pomersbach is granted bail after being charged with molesting a woman and assaulting her fiance at a hotel in India's capital.
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Australia in cheap cigarette row

Thursday, May 17th 2012, 11:12

The Australian government accuses tobacco firms of directly targeting vulnerable teenagers with a new budget brand of cigarettes.
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Wiggles founder members bow out

Thursday, May 17th 2012, 10:36

Three of the four original members of Australian children's entertainers The Wiggles are to leave the group, paving the way for the group's first female performer.
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'Growing menace' of Australian bike gang violence

Wednesday, May 16th 2012, 23:10

Bike gang shootings rock Australian city
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Police probe Rudd swearing leak

Wednesday, May 16th 2012, 6:32

Australian police say they are investigating the leak of a video showing former Prime Minister Kevin Rudd swearing, local media report.
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China 'raises Australia-US ties'

Tuesday, May 15th 2012, 4:49
related countries: Australia Australia, China China, United States United States
related places: Beijing

China has raised concerns over growing military ties between Australia and the US, says the Australian foreign minister as he meets officials in Beijing.
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Should stillborn babies be given birth certificates?

Monday, May 14th 2012, 7:17

Australian woman asks that stillborn baby be recognised
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Black Caviar claims 21st victory

Saturday, May 12th 2012, 8:36

Australian sprinter Black Caviar stretches her record unbeaten run to 21 in her final warm-up for racing at Royal Ascot in June.
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Vanuatu ejects Australian police

Thursday, May 10th 2012, 8:27
related countries: Vanuatu Vanuatu

Vanuatu expels an Australian police contingent amid a diplomatic row over the "disrespectful treatment" of the Pacific nation's prime minister.
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Australia aims to balance budget

Tuesday, May 8th 2012, 12:23

Australia says it will return to a budget surplus in 2012-13, making it one of the first developed nations to do so since the financial crisis began.
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Colombian 'drug lord' surrenders

Monday, May 7th 2012, 19:54
related countries: Colombia Colombia, United States United States

A man who is accused of leading one of the most influential drug gangs in Colombia hands himself in to US counter-narcotics agents in Aruba.
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Australian oldest graduate at 97

Friday, May 4th 2012, 9:24

An Australian man will break his own record as the world's oldest graduate when he receives his masters degree at the age of 97.
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VIDEO: Britons fined for penguin theft

Wednesday, May 2nd 2012, 8:49
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Two British tourists from Wales have been fined a thousand Australian dollars for stealing a penguin named Dirk from a theme park in Brisbane.
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Actor Hogan's tax battle 'over'

Tuesday, May 1st 2012, 4:09

Crocodile Dundee star Paul Hogan says an eight-year tussle with the Australian government over taxes is over after a deal is reached.
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VIDEO: Australian koalas under threat

Sunday, April 29th 2012, 14:01
related countries: Australia Australia

Koalas could become listed as threatened species in certain areas of Australia due to development, mining and logging.
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Australia bushfire starter jailed

Friday, April 27th 2012, 9:38

An Australian ex-firefighter is jailed for 17 years and nine months for starting what became known as a "Black Saturday" blaze that killed 10 in 2009.
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KFC must pay poisoned girl $8.3m

Friday, April 27th 2012, 9:09

The family of an Australian girl left severely brain damaged after eating a KFC chicken meal is awarded $8.3m (£5.1m) in damages.
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Australian inflation keeps easing

Tuesday, April 24th 2012, 3:07

Australian inflation slows more quickly than expected, falling to 0.1% in the first quarter, boosting hopes of a rate cut.
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Woman wins work sex injury case

Thursday, April 19th 2012, 9:54

An Australian public servant who injured herself while having sex on a work trip wins compensation in court, local media report.
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Men At Work flautist 'found dead'

Thursday, April 19th 2012, 9:36

Men At Work flautist Greg Ham has been found dead at his Melbourne home, according to Australian reports.
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VIDEO: Australia tobacco case in court

Wednesday, April 18th 2012, 5:22

The world's biggest tobacco firms are challenging the Australian government in court over a law on mandatory plain packaging for cigarettes.
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Australia tobacco case in court

Tuesday, April 17th 2012, 7:03

The world's biggest tobacco companies challenge the Australian government in court over a law making plain packaging mandatory for cigarettes.
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AUDIO: Child beauty pageants 'not natural'

Tuesday, April 10th 2012, 14:41
related countries: United States United States
related places: Sydney

MP Jill Hall is calling on the Australian parliament to stop a US child beauty pageant from going to Sydney.
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VIDEO: Snake hitches ride in cockpit

Thursday, April 5th 2012, 14:36

Australian pilot Braden Blennerhassett was forced to turn his plane around after finding a snake in the cockpit.
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VIDEO: Damaged yacht arrives at US port

Tuesday, April 3rd 2012, 12:07
related countries: United States United States
related places: Oakland

The Australian yacht struck by a huge wave during the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race injuring the sailors onboard has docked at the Port of Oakland.
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US Coast Guard helping hurt crew

Sunday, April 1st 2012, 17:03
related countries: Pacific Ocean Pacific Ocean

The US Coast Guard is coming to the aid of crew members injured when a wave crashed onto their vessel in the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race.
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News Corp Australia hacking row

Wednesday, March 28th 2012, 12:39

Australian officials express concern over allegations that News Corporation engaged in hacking and piracy to damage its commercial TV competitors.
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iPad refunds offered in Australia

Wednesday, March 28th 2012, 8:26
related countries: Australia Australia, United States United States
related places: Apple

US technology firm Apple offers to refund Australian customers who felt misled about the 4G capabilities of the new iPad.
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Rio Tinto explores diamonds sale

Tuesday, March 27th 2012, 6:29

Rio Tinto is to explore selling its diamond interests, including an Australian mine where last month it found the world's biggest pink diamond.
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