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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

Shoe-thrower in TV attack on Australia ex-PM Howard

Tuesday, October 26th 2010, 0:54
related countries: Australia Australia, Iraq Iraq

An audience member has hurled his shoes at former Australian Prime Minister John Howard on a TV talk show in protest at his involvement in the Iraq war.
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Singapore bourse launches ASX bid

Monday, October 25th 2010, 6:21
related countries: Singapore Singapore

The Singapore stock exchange unveils a multi-billion dollar bid for the company that owns the Australian Stock Exchange in Sydney.
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Unnamed Australians test positive

Saturday, October 23rd 2010, 11:37

Nine Australian athletes test positive for methylhexaneamine, which two Nigerians were found to be using at the recent Commonwealth Games.
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Australian toads evolving into 'super-invaders'

Tuesday, October 19th 2010, 7:48
related countries: Australia Australia

Scientists have identified a "runaway evolutionary effect" that could be speeding up the cane toad invasion in Australia.
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Melbourne Cup jockey found dead

Tuesday, October 19th 2010, 6:33

Leading Australian jockey Stathi Katsidis is found dead at his Brisbane home a fortnight before he was due to ride in the Melbourne Cup.
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Australia expands asylum centres

Monday, October 18th 2010, 5:39

The Australian government unveils plans for two more detention centres to accommodate an increasing number of asylum seekers.
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Pope canonises first Australian saint

Sunday, October 17th 2010, 10:01
related countries: Australia Australia
related places: Melbourne

Pope Benedict XVI has officially recognised Australia's first saint, Mary MacKillop, a Melbourne-born nun who worked with needy children.
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Stoner secures Australian GP win

Sunday, October 17th 2010, 7:44

Casey Stoner wins the Australian MotoGP for the fourth successive year.
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Father jailed for drowning sons

Friday, October 15th 2010, 5:11

An Australian father is jailed for life for driving his car into a reservoir and leaving his three sons to drown, in anger at his ex-wife.
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Dame Joan Sutherland dies aged 83

Monday, October 11th 2010, 15:58
related countries: Switzerland Switzerland

Australian soprano Dame Joan Sutherland, one of the greatest opera stars of the 20th Century, dies at her home in Switzerland aged 83.
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Anger over Australian taser video

Tuesday, October 5th 2010, 4:59

Australians are angered by the release of a video showing an unarmed Aboriginal man being tasered 13 times by police officers.
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Locust plague hits Australian crops

Wednesday, September 29th 2010, 20:53

New South Wales is experiencing its worst locust plague on over 30 years, dashing hopes for a bumper crop.
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Soldiers in Afghan deaths charge

Monday, September 27th 2010, 6:30
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Three Australian former special forces soldiers are charged over an operation in Afghanistan in which six civilians died and four were injured last year.
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Australia hit out at Delhi Games

Friday, September 24th 2010, 7:25

India should not have been allowed to host the 2010 Commonwealth Games says Australian Olympic committee president John Coates.
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Withdrawal threats to Delhi Games

Wednesday, September 22nd 2010, 16:01

Fears over safety and poor facilities mar the run-up to the Commonwealth Games in Delhi, with athletes withdrawing and others postponing travel plans.
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New asylum Sydney rooftop protest

Wednesday, September 22nd 2010, 8:50
related countries: China China

A group of Chinese asylum seekers stages a rooftop protest at an Australian detention centre following the suicide of a fellow detainee.
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Fijian detainee in 'death leap'

Monday, September 20th 2010, 9:30
related countries: Fiji Fiji

A Fijian man dies after jumping from the roof of an Australian immigration centre hours before he was to be deported, human rights groups say.
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Australian PM names new cabinet

Saturday, September 11th 2010, 4:47
related countries: Australia Australia

Australia's Labor Prime Minister Julia Gillard names her new cabinet, with her predecessor Kevin Rudd landing the foreign ministry.
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Cyclist's long hunt for missing son

Friday, September 10th 2010, 11:19

An Australian man who cycled round Europe for three months looking for his missing son is to be reunited with him after two-and-a-half years.
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Pop banned at Australian funerals

Friday, September 10th 2010, 10:42

The Catholic Archbishop of Melbourne has banned pop songs and football anthems from funerals.
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Carey heads up Booker shortlist

Tuesday, September 7th 2010, 11:32

Australian author Peter Carey, who has already won the Man Booker prize twice, has made the shortlist for this year's prize.
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Gillard to stay as Australian PM

Tuesday, September 7th 2010, 8:31

Julia Gillard is to remain as Australia's prime minister after winning the backing of two key independent MPs.
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Key Asian interest rates on hold

Tuesday, September 7th 2010, 6:12
related countries: Australia Australia

The cost of borrowing in Australia stays at 4.5% and Japan at near zero amid continuing global economic uncertainty.
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Australia 'kingmakers' to decide

Tuesday, September 7th 2010, 1:07

Three independent Australian MPs are due to reveal who they will back as prime minister, ending two weeks of deadlock since inconclusive elections.
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School in gay kookaburra song row

Friday, September 3rd 2010, 13:13

An Australian head teacher is under fire after removing the word gay from the famous song Kookaburra Sits in the Old Gum Tree.
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Sharks swarm off Australian coast

Friday, September 3rd 2010, 8:07

Hundreds of sharks have been spotted off the Queensland coast.
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Australian economy doubles pace

Wednesday, September 1st 2010, 8:53
related countries: Australia Australia

Australia's economy grew for its sixth straight quarter hitting 1.2% thanks to high demand for commodities.
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Australian PM gets Green support

Wednesday, September 1st 2010, 8:20

Julia Gillard wins support from the Greens in her bid to form the next Australian government, but all eyes remain on the key independents.
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Asylum seeker unrest in Australia

Wednesday, September 1st 2010, 7:34
related countries: Australia Australia
related places: Darwin

Dozens of asylum seekers briefly break out of a detention centre in the Australian city of Darwin to hold a protest against their treatment.
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Australian PM rejects new vote

Tuesday, August 31st 2010, 4:43
related countries: Australia Australia

As vote-counting continues, Australia's PM Julia Gillard rejects idea of a new vote and promises stable government.
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Warning on child medicine errors

Monday, August 30th 2010, 1:07

Many parents are incapable of giving their children the correct dose of liquid medicines, claim Australian researchers.
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First Aboriginal MP for Australia

Sunday, August 29th 2010, 15:28
related countries: Australia Australia

An Aboriginal man wins a seat in Australia's House of Representatives, becoming the first indigenous person to do so in the country's history.
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Federer wins Cincinnati Masters

Sunday, August 22nd 2010, 19:18

Roger Federer beats Mardy Fish in three sets in the Cincinnati Masters final to win his first tournament since the Australian Open in January.
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Delhi Games boycott call rejected

Thursday, August 19th 2010, 18:03

An Australian Olympic swimming legend is criticised for suggesting Delhi's Commonwealth Games could end in a repeat of the 1972 Munich Olympics massacre.
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Fatal shark attack in Australia

Tuesday, August 17th 2010, 7:17
related countries: Australia Australia

An Australian man surfing off the coast of Western Australia dies of injuries sustained from a shark attack.
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Gillard eyes Australian republic

Tuesday, August 17th 2010, 7:10
related countries: Australia Australia

Australia should become a republic when Queen Elizabeth II dies, Prime Minister Julia Gillard says, just days ahead of a general election.
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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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