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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

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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Australian miner rejects takeover

Tuesday, May 18th 2010, 7:47
related countries: United States United States

Australian miner Macarthur Coal says a bid from US firm Peabody Energy is too low - seemingly ending a bidding war for the firm.
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Shock at woman's 'Facebook murder'

Monday, May 17th 2010, 11:21

Thousands of people pay tribute on Facebook to an Australian teenager allegedly lured to her death by a man she met on the social networking site.
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Row mars Australian sailing bid

Wednesday, May 5th 2010, 14:45

An Australian teenager is told she has not gone far enough to be the youngest person to sail solo and unaided around the world.
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Live - World Snooker Championship

Sunday, May 2nd 2010, 13:01

Australia's Neil Robertson beats Scotland's Graeme Dott 18-13 to win the World Snooker Championship.
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Australia to ban cigarette logos

Thursday, April 29th 2010, 9:00

Australia announces new rules banning logos and colour from cigarette packaging, and a 25% cigarette tax increase.
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Should Australia delay climate plan?

Tuesday, April 27th 2010, 10:46

A key emissions trading scheme is delayed after being repeatedly blocked in the Australian Senate. Do you agree with the decision?
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Drunk sportsmen 'not role models'

Wednesday, April 21st 2010, 23:22

Drunken antics by sporting heroes do not affect the drinking habits of young people, Australian research suggests.
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Australia mobster killed in jail

Monday, April 19th 2010, 9:15

Infamous Australian gangland boss Carl Williams dies after a beating at a high security jail in Melbourne.
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Sensitive misprint in pasta book costs publishers dear

Saturday, April 17th 2010, 16:27

An Australian publisher has had to pulp and reprint a cook-book after one recipe listed "salt and freshly ground black people" instead of black pepper.
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Australian bush fire survivor victim of rare wombat attack

Tuesday, April 6th 2010, 8:11
related countries: Australia Australia

A survivor of Australia's 2009 bush fires falls victim to a rare wombat attack, before killing the animal with an axe.
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Australian rates raised to 4.25%

Tuesday, April 6th 2010, 6:39

Australia's central bank raises interest rates to 4.25% from 4% as it attempts to cool inflation and slow rises in house prices.
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Battle to stabilise stricken Reef vessel

Monday, April 5th 2010, 2:11

Australian authorities battle to stabilise a ship aground near the Great Barrier Reef, but say it may take weeks.
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Live - Malaysian GP practice

Friday, April 2nd 2010, 5:30
related countries: Malaysia Malaysia
related places: Sepang

Lewis Hamilton tops first free practice ahead of the Malaysian Grand Prix in Kuala Lumpur.
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Australian Serb faces extradition

Tuesday, March 30th 2010, 17:27
related countries: Australia Australia, Croatia Croatia

Australia's High Court rules that a former Serb paramilitary leader wanted in Croatia for war crimes should be extradited.
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Button wins dramatic Australian GP

Sunday, March 28th 2010, 9:54

Jenson Button wins for McLaren at an incident-packed Australian Grand Prix from Renault's Robert Kubica and the two Ferraris.
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Live - Australian Grand Prix

Sunday, March 28th 2010, 4:34

McLaren's Jenson Button wins a dramatic Australian Grand Prix, with Robert Kubica second.
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Superb Vettel denies Webber pole

Saturday, March 27th 2010, 7:45

Sebastian Vettel takes pole in the Australian Grand Prix ahead of Red Bull team-mate Mark Webber and Ferrari's Fernando Alonso.
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Live - Australian GP qualifying

Saturday, March 27th 2010, 2:30

Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel sets the fastest time in Q1 as Vitaly Petrov of Renault drops out.
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Hamilton dodges rain to set pace

Friday, March 26th 2010, 7:41

McLaren's Lewis Hamilton posts the day's fastest time ahead of Jenson Button in Friday's practice for the Australian Grand Prix.
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