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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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VIDEO: Chemical blaze in Australian capital

Friday, September 16th 2011, 16:15
related countries: Australia Australia
related places: Canberra

Firefighters have been battling a fierce blaze in a chemical factory in Canberra.
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New species of dolphin discovered

Thursday, September 15th 2011, 9:16

Australian researchers find that a species of dolphin thought to be a common bottlenose is in fact a new species - and may already be endangered.
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VIDEO: Gillard presents carbon tax bill

Tuesday, September 13th 2011, 15:40

Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard has presented her bill for a controversial carbon tax to parliament
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Gillard presents carbon tax bill

Tuesday, September 13th 2011, 7:53

Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard introduces her bill for a controversial carbon tax to parliament, amid cheers and howls.
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Filming sex 'rife at Navy base'

Monday, September 12th 2011, 9:13

An Australian Navy cadet who filmed himself with a mobile phone raping a female colleague as she slept wanted to be accepted by his peers, a court hears.
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Australia to pursue migrant swaps

Monday, September 12th 2011, 6:10
related countries: Malaysia Malaysia

Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard says her government wants to amend the law and revive an asylum-seeker swap deal with Malaysia.
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Live - Williams v Stosur

Sunday, September 11th 2011, 20:42
related countries: United States United States

Three-time champion Serena Williams takes on Australian ninth seed Sam Stosur in the US Open final.
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Serena win sets up Stosur final

Sunday, September 11th 2011, 3:41
related countries: United States United States

Three-time champion Serena Williams ends the US Open hopes of world number one Caroline Wozniacki to set up a final against Australian Sam Stosur.
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Police drop MP sex scandal probe

Thursday, September 8th 2011, 8:50

Australian police drop an inquiry into a governing Labor Party MP at the centre of a sex scandal, easing PM Julia Gillard's fears for her one-seat majority.
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Australian jobless rate increases

Thursday, September 8th 2011, 5:47
related countries: Australia Australia

Australia's unemployment rate rose unexpectedly to a 10-month high in August, according to official figures.
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Charges over Sydney hostage siege

Wednesday, September 7th 2011, 8:59

An Australian man is charged with holding his 12-year-old daughter hostage, after he barricaded himself into a legal office and told staff he had a bomb.
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Sydney police end hostage drama

Tuesday, September 6th 2011, 13:54

Australian police storm a Sydney office where a man claiming to have a bomb was said to be holding his daughter, ending an 11-hour hostage drama.
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Hangover stuntman sues for injury

Monday, September 5th 2011, 8:35

An Australian stuntman who was left with brain damage when a car chase went wrong while filming The Hangover Part II is suing Warner Bros film studios.
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Australia business spending jumps

Thursday, September 1st 2011, 5:46

Australian firms spend more money to expand their businesses in a sign they expect the country's economy to keep growing.
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Remains of Ned Kelly identified

Thursday, September 1st 2011, 4:17

Australian officials say they have identified the remains, though not the skull, of outlaw Ned Kelly, 130 years after he was hanged for murder.
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Farewell to Oz

Wednesday, August 31st 2011, 0:12

Nick Bryant's last blog hails Australian dynamism, not politics
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Australia anger at Wikileaks data

Tuesday, August 30th 2011, 17:53
related countries: Australia Australia, United States United States

Australia's attorney general describes as "incredibly irresponsible" Wikileaks' release of a US cable that appears to name Australian terror suspects.
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Vancouver loses 'most liveable city' title

Tuesday, August 30th 2011, 10:48
related countries: Canada Canada
related places: Vancouver

The Australian city of Melbourne beats Canada's Vancouver to the title of world's most liveable city for the first time in almost a decade.
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Golden opportunity

Tuesday, August 30th 2011, 3:53

New wave of prospectors hits Australian bush
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Macarthur Coal backs takeover bid

Tuesday, August 30th 2011, 3:23

Australian miner Macarthur Coal backs a revised takeover bid from Peabody Energy and ArcelorMittal valuing the deal at $5.2bn.
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Australia sex abuse probe swamped

Thursday, August 25th 2011, 10:09

An investigation into sexual abuse within Australia's military receives over 1,000 complaints, forcing Defence Minister Stephen Smith to extend it.
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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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