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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

Speedo action man who would be PM

Monday, August 16th 2010, 22:04

Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard has officially launched her election campaign in Brisbane, five days ahead of polling day
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Australia's PM launches campaign

Monday, August 16th 2010, 8:46

Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard officially launches her election campaign in Brisbane, five days ahead of polling day.
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Australian finds body after 'dream'

Thursday, August 12th 2010, 11:20

An Australian woman who went looking for a missing girl after a premonition found a woman's torso instead, police say.
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Australian jobless rate increases

Thursday, August 12th 2010, 7:03
related countries: Australia Australia

Australia's unemployment rate rose to 5.3% in July, according to figures released ahead of the country's national elections.
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Qantas upbeat despite profit dip

Thursday, August 12th 2010, 6:01

Australian airline Qantas reports a 4.3% fall in annual profits, but says it is cautiously optimistic for the future.
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Ex-Australian PM joins campaign

Thursday, August 5th 2010, 9:27

Former Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd backs Julia Gillard - the woman who ousted him - in a show of party unity ahead of a general election.
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Aboriginal children 'starving'

Wednesday, August 4th 2010, 5:31

Aboriginal children are starving in some remote Northern Territory areas, welfare workers tell the Australian government.
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Row over Australian refugee plan

Monday, August 2nd 2010, 8:34
related countries: Australia Australia, Nauru Nauru

Australia's opposition party is strongly criticised over plans to reopen a dentention centre on the South Pacific island of Nauru.
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Row over Australian refugee plan

Monday, August 2nd 2010, 8:34
related countries: Australia Australia, Nauru Nauru

Australia's opposition party is strongly criticised over plans to reopen a dentention centre on the South Pacific island of Nauru.
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Telstra fined for blocking rivals

Wednesday, July 28th 2010, 8:07

Telecoms giant Telstra is fined 18.5m Australian dollars ($16.6m; £10.6m) for blocking rivals from accessing its infrastructure.
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Bon Jovi donates football tickets

Saturday, July 24th 2010, 9:03
related countries: United States United States
related places: League

American rock star Jon Bon Jovi buys four season tickets for new Australian A-League side Melbourne Heart, which he will donate to fans.
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Platypus rescued from sewage pipes

Tuesday, July 20th 2010, 6:19

A young platypus has had to be rescued from an Australian sewage plant after venturing down pipes apparently looking for a mate.
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Final Fromelles soldier reburied

Monday, July 19th 2010, 17:50
related countries: France France, United Kingdom United Kingdom

The last of 250 British and Australian WWI troops recovered from mass graves has been reburied in France.
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Australia PM's poll move attacked

Sunday, July 18th 2010, 0:13

Australian opposition leader Tony Abbott condemns Prime Minister Julia Gillard's decision to call an early election.
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Australian PM sets election date

Saturday, July 17th 2010, 3:26
related countries: Australia Australia

Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard calls a snap general election for 21 August, predicting a close race between her Labor Party and the opposition.
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British teen gets Neighbours role

Friday, July 16th 2010, 11:54
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A British teenager wins a competition to land a dream role in Australian soap opera Neighbours.
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Snapped: Bizarre deep-sea creatures of Barrier Reef

Friday, July 16th 2010, 11:13

Images of bizarre deep-sea marine life caught on camera by Australian scientists on the Great Barrier Reef.
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Conductor Mackerras dies aged 84

Thursday, July 15th 2010, 11:09
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

World renowned Australian conductor Sir Charles Mackerras dies in London at the age of 84.
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Australia in Jakarta asylum talks

Wednesday, July 14th 2010, 5:57
related countries: East Timor East Timor, Indonesia Indonesia
related places: Jakarta

The Australian and Indonesia foreign ministers will talk in Jakarta about plans for a regional refugee processing centre.
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Crocodile gets snappy as drunk Australian tries to take a ride

Tuesday, July 13th 2010, 13:35
related countries: Australia Australia

A drunk man in Australia survives being bitten by a huge salt water crocodile after he climbed into its enclosure and tried to ride it.
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Crocodile gets snappy as drunk Australian tries to take a ride

Tuesday, July 13th 2010, 10:43
related countries: Australia Australia

A drunk man in Australia survives being bitten by a huge salt water crocodile after he climbed into its enclosure and tried to ride it.
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Gillard condemns Fiji expulsion

Tuesday, July 13th 2010, 7:04
related countries: Australia Australia, Fiji Fiji

Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard calls Fiji's expulsion of Australia's top diplomat "uncalled for and of grave concern".
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Fiji kicks out Australian envoy

Monday, July 12th 2010, 14:59
related countries: Australia Australia, Fiji Fiji

Fiji is due to kick out Australia's acting high commissioner Sarah Roberts, amid a years-long simmering row.
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Delays to Australian firewall

Friday, July 9th 2010, 15:17

The Australian government has announced an independent review of the rules behind its controversial internet filter.
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East Timor 'open' to refugee plan

Thursday, July 8th 2010, 11:13
related countries: East Timor East Timor

East Timor says it will consider housing a refugee processing centre, as the Australian PM appears to backtrack on the plan.
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Fast food 'fuels Asia diabetes boom'

Wednesday, July 7th 2010, 10:55
related countries: Vietnam Vietnam

Diabetes is spreading fast in Asia due to the growing popularity of fast food, Australian and Vietnamese scientists warn.
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Australia PM plans refugee centre

Tuesday, July 6th 2010, 11:13

Australian PM Julia Gillard reveals plans for a refugee hub in East Timor as she and opposition leader unveil asylum policies.
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Australian 'Nazi' wins appeal bid

Friday, July 2nd 2010, 11:28
related countries: Australia Australia, Hungary Hungary

Alleged Nazi war criminal Charles Zentai wins a five-year battle against his extradition from Australia to his native Hungary.
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Australia agrees miners tax deal

Friday, July 2nd 2010, 10:56

The Australian government reaches a compromise deal with mining companies over controversial tax plans.
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You can do it!

Wednesday, June 30th 2010, 23:58
related countries: United States United States

Australian tips for US town aiming to ban bottled water
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ICC rejects Howard presidency bid

Wednesday, June 30th 2010, 8:50

The International Cricket Council rejects former Australian Prime Minister John Howard as a candidate for its next president.
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Australia has its first woman PM

Thursday, June 24th 2010, 14:53

Julia Gillard becomes Australia's first female prime minister after Kevin Rudd stands aside from a Labor Party leadership ballot.
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Miners' Africa plane wreck found

Tuesday, June 22nd 2010, 7:15

The wreck of a plane carrying Australian mining executives is found in West Africa, as hopes of finding survivors fade.
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Afghan crash kills Nato soldiers

Monday, June 21st 2010, 13:49
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Three Australian commandos are among four Nato personnel killed in a helicopter crash in southern Afghanistan.
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Mining chiefs missing in Africa

Sunday, June 20th 2010, 17:57
related countries: Cameroon Cameroon, Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo

Fears grow for the safety of Australian mining executives after their plane goes missing between Cameroon and Congo.
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Hayabusa capsule recovery begins

Monday, June 14th 2010, 10:34
related countries: Japan Japan

Japanese scientists begin the process of retrieving the Hayabusa asteroid sample capsule from the Australian Outback.
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Red Bull extend Webber contract

Monday, June 7th 2010, 9:39

Australian driver Mark Webber signs a one-year contract extension with Red Bull.
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Live - French Open women's final

Saturday, June 5th 2010, 12:46
related countries: France France, Italy Italy

Francesca Schiavone becomes the first Italian woman to win a Grand Slam singles title after a brilliant 6-4 7-6 win over Sam Stosur at Roland Garros.
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Xstrata halts spending in tax row

Thursday, June 3rd 2010, 8:19

Xstrata halts investment in two Australian projects due to a proposed tax on mining profits, putting 3,250 new jobs at risk.
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Dutchman sought over Lima death

Thursday, June 3rd 2010, 0:51
related countries: Peru Peru
related places: Lima

Peru police hunt Dutchman Joran van der Sloot, questioned over a disappearance in Aruba, in connection with a murder in Lima.
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Footballer banned for gay remarks

Wednesday, June 2nd 2010, 10:34

An Australian Rules team suspends a footballer who wrote in a newspaper that gay players should not reveal their sexuality.
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Hamilton charged over 'burnout'

Sunday, May 23rd 2010, 13:44
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda

F1's Lewis Hamilton is charged with intentionally losing control of a vehicle for a stunt performed before the Australian Grand Prix.
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Australia's consumer mood worsens

Wednesday, May 19th 2010, 9:34

Australian consumer confidence falls sharply as the recent run of interest rate rises start to take their toll, a survey indicates.
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Australia miner's tax plan threat

Wednesday, May 19th 2010, 8:25

Australian iron ore miner Fortescue Metals threatens to abandon $15bn of new projects over plans for a mining tax.
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Australian MP admits he may not always speak the 'gospel truth'

Tuesday, May 18th 2010, 16:54
related countries: Australia Australia

An admission by Australia's opposition leader that he does not always speak the full truth deals a surprise gift to PM's Kevin Rudd's government.
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