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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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Floods swamp Kerang in Australia

Wednesday, January 19th 2011, 12:44
related countries: Australia Australia
related places: Kerang

People in the Australian town of Kerang have been told to leave their homes due to flooding
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Australians told to flee floods

Wednesday, January 19th 2011, 8:01

Residents of a south-eastern Australian town are told to leave their homes as the swollen Lodden River rises, amid Australia's worst flood crisis in decades.
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Live text - Australian Open day three

Tuesday, January 18th 2011, 23:56

Roger Federer beats Gilles Simon in a classic five-set match, while Caroline Wozniacki and Venus Williams also go through but Anne Keothavong and Elena Baltacha lose out on day three at the Australian Open.
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Australia floods menace Victoria

Tuesday, January 18th 2011, 15:05
related countries: Seychelles Seychelles
related places: Victoria

Floodwaters in Australia's Victoria state split the town of Horsham in two as the body of a young boy is found in another flood-hit town.
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Murray opens with Melbourne win

Tuesday, January 18th 2011, 5:55

Britain's Andy Murray reaches round two of the Australian Open after opponent Karol Beck retires through injury while trailing 6-3 6-1 4-2.
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Live - Australian Open day two

Monday, January 17th 2011, 23:55

Andy Murray, Kim Clijsters and Rafael Nadal ease through on day two of the Australian Open as David Nalbandian upsets local man Lleyton Hewitt in five gruelling sets.
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Queensland's soggy soils revealed

Monday, January 17th 2011, 18:27

The extent to which Queensland's soils became saturated as the Australian state was deluged with rain is evident in some novel satellite imagery.
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Federer breezes into second round

Monday, January 17th 2011, 6:38
related countries: Slovakia Slovakia

Roger Federer begins his Australian Open title defence with a straight sets win over Slovakia's Lukas Lacko.
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Victoria towns brace for flooding

Monday, January 17th 2011, 1:44
related countries: Seychelles Seychelles
related places: Victoria

Thousands of people in Victoria, Australia leave their homes ahead of major flooding, as the clean-up gets underway in Queensland where 18 people have died.
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Live - Australian Open day one

Sunday, January 16th 2011, 23:45

Novak Djokovic begins his Australian Open campaign in Melbourne after wins for Britons Anne Keothavong and Elena Baltacha, as well as Roger Federer, Caroline Wozniacki and Maria Sharapova, on day one.
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Nadal & Federer eye Aussie battle

Sunday, January 16th 2011, 16:53

Reigning champion Roger Federer stands in the way of Rafael Nadal's bid to win his fourth successive Grand Slam event, as the Australian Open gets under way on Monday.
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Brisbane flood levels reach peak

Thursday, January 13th 2011, 10:04

The Australian city of Brisbane has experienced widespread flooding, although the peak level is a metre lower than feared, officials say.
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Brisbane flood levels reach peak

Thursday, January 13th 2011, 5:34

The Australian city of Brisbane experiences widespread flooding, although the peak level is a metre lower than feared, officials say.
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Why are Australian floods so severe?

Wednesday, January 12th 2011, 14:21

David Shukman has been looking at why the Australian floods are proving so devastating
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Australian floods 'to hit growth'

Wednesday, January 12th 2011, 10:52
related countries: Australia Australia

Up to 1% could be cut from Australia's economic growth in 2011 as a result of the floods, a Reserve Bank of Australia policymaker says.
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Qantas resuming A380 US flights

Tuesday, January 11th 2011, 5:31
related countries: United States United States

Australian airline Qantas is resuming flights of its Airbus A380s to the United States, two months after suspending them following a mid-air engine explosion.
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Flash floods hit Queensland city

Monday, January 10th 2011, 17:37

Flash floods hit the Queensland town of Toowoomba, killing at least eight people, as heavy rains continue to pound the Australian state.
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Flash floods hit Australian city

Monday, January 10th 2011, 9:49

Flash floods have swept through a city in Queensland overturning cars and other vehicles.
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PM's warning on Australian floods

Saturday, January 8th 2011, 17:33

Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard warns the floods in Queensland state will take some time to recede.
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Ivanovic hopes to be fit for Open

Friday, January 7th 2011, 10:45

Former world number one Ana Ivanovic hopes to have recovered from a stomach injury in time to play at the Australian Open.
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Hogan to sue Australia government

Thursday, January 6th 2011, 9:37
related countries: Australia Australia

Crocodile Dundee star Paul Hogan plans to sue the Australian government for damaging his reputation over investigations into tax evasion.
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Australian city hitting flood peak

Wednesday, January 5th 2011, 16:48

Floodwaters in the Australian city of Rockhampton appear to have peaked at a lower level than feared, but forecasters warn of more rain to come.
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Aerial view of flood-hit Rockhampton

Wednesday, January 5th 2011, 14:03

Flood preparations in the Australian city of Rockhampton are being put to the test with water levels set to peak.
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Floodwaters to peak in Australia

Wednesday, January 5th 2011, 6:45
related countries: Australia Australia
related places: Rockhampton

Residents in the flood-hit Australian city of Rockhampton are preparing themselves for floodwaters to peak.
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Australian city braces for flood peak

Tuesday, January 4th 2011, 10:38

The Australian city of Rockhampton is bracing itself as devastating flood waters are expected to reach their highest levels in the next 12-18 hours.
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Queensland braces for flood peak

Tuesday, January 4th 2011, 10:32

The Australian military rushes to get supplies to the Queensland city of Rockhampton, where devastating flood waters are set to peak.
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In pictures

Monday, January 3rd 2011, 16:17

Aerial images from the flood-hit Australian state of Queensland
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Australian floods 'to last weeks'

Monday, January 3rd 2011, 15:36
related countries: Australia Australia

Huge swathes of Australia's Queensland could remain submerged for weeks, hampering recovery efforts, the state premier says.
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Supplies flown to Queensland city

Monday, January 3rd 2011, 10:10

Military aircraft fly supplies into the Australian city of Rockhampton, where rising flood waters have cut off all but one access route.
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Australian flooding claims victim

Sunday, January 2nd 2011, 4:07

A woman swept from a bridge in her car becomes the first victim of widespread flooding in the Australian state of Queensland.
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'Battling to save what they can'

Friday, December 31st 2010, 19:21

Thousands more people are evacuating their homes as widespread flooding continues across the Australian state of Queensland.
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Australians leave flood-hit homes

Friday, December 31st 2010, 11:31

Thousands more people are preparing to evacuate their homes as one of Australia's worst floods continues to inundate the state of Queensland.
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Australian PM visits flooded areas

Friday, December 31st 2010, 9:28

The Australian prime minister, Julia Gillard, has been touring north-eastern areas of the country, which have been inundated by the worst flooding in about fifty years.
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Australia floodwater still rising

Thursday, December 30th 2010, 14:43

Water levels are continuing to rise in some parts of the Australian state of Queensland as it battles its worst floods in decades.
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Australia v England - 4th Test day four as it happened

Wednesday, December 29th 2010, 1:51
related countries: Australia Australia, United Kingdom United Kingdom

England retain the Ashes after beating Australia by an innings and 157 runs in the fourth Test in Melbourne.
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Teenagers rebuked after airbed river escapade

Monday, December 27th 2010, 11:30

Police in the Australian state of Queensland retrieve three teenagers who tried to use air mattresses to float 30km (20 miles) on floodwaters.
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Paddy Power to buy out Sportsbet

Thursday, December 23rd 2010, 8:02

Paddy Power agrees to buy the remaining shares in Australian betting company Sportsbet giving it full control of the group.
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Trio guilty of Sydney attack plot

Thursday, December 23rd 2010, 7:27

An Australian court finds three men guilty of plotting a suicide attack on a Sydney army base, with two co-defendants acquitted.
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Rio offers $3.9bn for Riversdale

Thursday, December 23rd 2010, 7:21

Anglo-Australian mining giant Rio Tinto ups its bid for Sydney-based Riversdale Mining with a fresh $3.9bn offer.
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DP World sells Australian stake

Wednesday, December 22nd 2010, 10:26

Dubai World's ports operating arm, DP World, sells a 75% stake in its Australian ports to Citi Infrastructure for $1.5bn.
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Australian court jails fake PoW

Tuesday, December 21st 2010, 10:26

An 84-year-old Australian pensioner is jailed for pretending to have been a prisoner of war, and for falsely claiming a war service pension.
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Former terror suspect wins payout

Tuesday, December 21st 2010, 10:25
related countries: India India, United Kingdom United Kingdom

The Australian government is to pay "substantial" damages to an Indian doctor who was wrongly charged over a failed UK bomb plot in 2007.
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Australian shipwreck 'killed 48'

Monday, December 20th 2010, 5:31
related countries: Christmas Island Christmas Island

Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard says as many as 48 asylum seekers may have been killed when their boat sank off Christmas Island.
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Virgin's New Zealand deal backed

Thursday, December 16th 2010, 8:15
related countries: Australia Australia, New Zealand New Zealand

An alliance between Australian budget airline Virgin Blue and Air New Zealand is approved by Australia's competition watchdog.
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Human face

Thursday, December 16th 2010, 0:24

Australian shipwreck gives asylum debate new meaning
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Flooding hits Australian states

Thursday, December 9th 2010, 12:19

Towns in three Australian states have been hit by flooding, causing damage to property and forcing some residents to flee their homes.
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MIA special forces dog gets hero's welcome

Thursday, December 9th 2010, 11:29
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, Australia Australia

An Australian special forces sniffer dog that went missing for almost 14 months after a battle in Afghanistan finally returns home to Australia.
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