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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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Aruba: news

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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Australia in mass broadband move

Thursday, June 23rd 2011, 3:04

The Australian government reaches agreement with two telecommunications companies to bring high-speed internet to most of the nation.
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Qantas settles with Rolls-Royce

Wednesday, June 22nd 2011, 4:25

Engine-maker Rolls-Royce agrees to pay Qantas 95m Australian dollars ($100m) after one of its engines on a Qantas plane expoded last year.
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Ash-hit Australian flights resume

Wednesday, June 22nd 2011, 0:52
related countries: Australia Australia, Chile Chile

Flights are gradually resuming from airports across Australia after two days of cancellations caused by an ash cloud from a Chilean volcano.
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Australia PM pursues asylum deal

Friday, June 17th 2011, 3:59
related countries: Malaysia Malaysia

Australian PM Julia Gillard says she will pursue the deal with Malaysia on handling asylum seekers despite a rare parliamentary rejection of the policy.
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VIDEO: Dalai Lama joke backfires on TV host

Wednesday, June 15th 2011, 15:23

An Australian television presenter attempted to tell a Delai Lama joke to the man himself, but struggled to get a laugh.
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Live - Royal Ascot day two

Wednesday, June 15th 2011, 12:30
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

So You Think, the Aidan O'Brien-trained Australian import, suffers a shock defeat at the Prince of Wales's Stakes on the second day of action at Royal Ascot.
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Qantas cuts growth as service hit

Wednesday, June 15th 2011, 2:50
related countries: Chile Chile

Qantas airlines cuts its forecast for domestic growth as it grounds more flights due to ash from volcano in Chile.
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Australian dinosaur had UK double

Wednesday, June 15th 2011, 2:43
related countries: Australia Australia, United Kingdom United Kingdom

A dinosaur found in Australia is almost identical to a well-known fish-eating one from the UK, suggesting northern and southern hemisphere dinos had a lot more in common than previously thought.
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UK migrants sue Australia over abuse

Tuesday, June 14th 2011, 11:13
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A group of former British child migrants have launched a class action suit against the Australian government.
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First Bloke

Monday, June 13th 2011, 10:26

Australian prime minister's live-in boyfriend gives first interview
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Nadal progresses at wet Queen's

Wednesday, June 8th 2011, 17:07

Rafael Nadal effortlessly reaches the third round of Queen's with a 6-4 6-4 victory over Australian qualifier Matthew Ebden.
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Indonesia cattle abuse row grows

Wednesday, June 8th 2011, 10:21
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia

The Australian government suspends all live cattle exports to Indonesia in a growing row over alleged animal cruelty.
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Australian sues over UAE jailing

Tuesday, June 7th 2011, 11:49

An Australian woman sues her government, claiming consular officials gave her bad advice when she was in trouble in the UAE which led to her being jailed.
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Australian backlash in cattle row

Tuesday, June 7th 2011, 8:23
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia

Australian butchers are reporting a slump in demand for beef after ABC broadcasts an investigation into animal cruelty in Indonesian abattoirs.
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Australia retreat on child asylum

Monday, June 6th 2011, 9:50
related countries: Malaysia Malaysia

The Australian government apparently softens its policy on sending unaccompanied children to Malaysia for asylum processing, after UN criticism.
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Australian scientists in fingerprint breakthrough

Monday, June 6th 2011, 9:25

Australian researchers develop a new technique, using nanotechnology to recover usable fingerprints from old evidence, which could help police reopen unsolved cases.
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Resourcehouse cancels HK IPO

Monday, June 6th 2011, 4:34
related countries: Hong Kong Hong Kong

Australian mining company Resourcehouse cancels its planned Hong Kong IPO citing deteriorating market conditions.
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Australia to deport lone children

Saturday, June 4th 2011, 17:05
related countries: Malaysia Malaysia

The Australian government says it will send unaccompanied children to Malaysia for asylum claims processing as part of a controversial plan.
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Australian economy dips sharply

Wednesday, June 1st 2011, 5:58
related countries: Australia Australia

Australia reports its biggest quarterly fall in gross domestic product in 20 years as floods and cyclones take their toll.
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Australia suspends cattle trade

Tuesday, May 31st 2011, 8:43
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia

The Australian government suspends the live export of cattle to some abattoirs in Indonesia, after seeing harrowing footage of their treatment of the animals.
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Cate Blanchett sparks Australian climate debate

Monday, May 30th 2011, 3:27

The Australian actress Cate Blanchett is criticised for calling for the introduction of a carbon tax to reduce Australian emissions.
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Widow to use late husband's sperm

Monday, May 23rd 2011, 7:28

An Australian woman who had been discussing fertility treatments with her husband when he died is allowed to use his frozen sperm.
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