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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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'Forty new A380 engines needed'

Thursday, November 18th 2010, 7:02

Up to 40 Rolls-Royce engines on Airbus A380 superjumbos worldwide will need to be replaced, Australian airline Qantas says.
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Wrong turn brought Australian sharks to Med

Wednesday, November 17th 2010, 1:07
related countries: Australia Australia

Great white sharks arrived in the Mediterranean all the way from Australia after a "wrong turn", a study of their DNA suggests.
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Australian twins shot at US range

Wednesday, November 17th 2010, 0:32
related countries: Australia Australia, United States United States
related places: Colorado, Twin

Twin sisters from Australia are shot in the head at a firing range in Colorado, leaving one dead and the other seriously injured, police say.
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Woods' title defence all but over

Saturday, November 13th 2010, 8:51

Tiger Woods' bid to retain his Australian Masters title is all but over, with the world number two trailing leader Adam Bland by 10 shots after the third round.
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Thursday, November 11th 2010, 10:20

The Australian High Court rules in favour of asylum-seekers who claimed laws barring appeal against refugee status rejections were unfair.
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Qantas keeps its A380s grounded

Thursday, November 11th 2010, 5:09

Australian airline Qantas says it will keep its Airbus A380 planes grounded for more checks after an engine on one exploded in flight last week.
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Woods prepared for Aussie defence

Wednesday, November 10th 2010, 12:39

Former world number one Tiger Woods admits he must find more consistency as he bids to defend the last remaining title he holds at the Australian Masters.
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Wednesday, November 10th 2010, 12:25

An Australian who set up an online alcohol search site has changed the name of his service after protests from Google.
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Qantas finds A380 engine problems

Monday, November 8th 2010, 10:04

The Australian airline, Qantas, has said it has found "slight anomalies" on three Airbus A380 engines and is keeping its fleet of six passenger jets grounded for further checks.
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Qantas finds A380 engine problems

Monday, November 8th 2010, 5:49

Australian airline Qantas says it is keeping its Airbus A380s grounded for further checks after finding "anomalies" with three engines.
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Qantas grounds A380s after scare

Thursday, November 4th 2010, 17:29
related countries: Singapore Singapore

Australia's Qantas grounds its Airbus A380 jets, and Singapore Airlines delays flights, after a Qantas superjumbo makes an emergency landing.
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Airbus makes emergency landing

Thursday, November 4th 2010, 5:52
related countries: Singapore Singapore

A giant Airbus A380 from the Australian airline Qantas has made an emergency landing in Singapore after developing engine trouble
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Australian outback town offers homes for $1

Wednesday, November 3rd 2010, 6:54

An Australian outback town in New South Wales is offering homes to rent for $1 (£0.60) a week to keep the town "alive".
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Australia and India in rate rises

Tuesday, November 2nd 2010, 15:34
related countries: India India

The Australian and Indian central banks both raise interest rates by a quarter percentage point amid fears of rising inflation.
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Call for mandatory salt curbs

Tuesday, November 2nd 2010, 0:36

Forcing food manufacturers to cut salt levels in processed food could help cut heart disease rates, claim Australian researchers.
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Huge heroin haul found in Sydney

Monday, November 1st 2010, 13:06

Australian police have intercepted one of the country's largest shipments of heroin, with a street value of more than A$400m.
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Bodies found in Antarctica crash

Saturday, October 30th 2010, 11:12
related countries: Antarctica Antarctica, France France

Australian rescuers searching for survivors of a French helicopter crash in Antarctica confirm all four on board died in the incident.
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Crash pad: Car flies into house

Friday, October 29th 2010, 6:33

An Australian man is lucky to be alive after a car crashed into his bedroom wall in a house in Melbourne's outer east suburb.
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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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