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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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Federer to face Roddick in semis

Tuesday, January 27th 2009, 12:39

Roger Federer thrashes Juan Martin del Potro to set up a semi-final with Andy Roddick at the Australian Open.
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Australia denies whaling 'deal'

Tuesday, January 27th 2009, 5:41
related countries: Japan Japan

Two Australian cabinet ministers reject reports of a possible compromise with Japan to allow some commercial whaling.
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Zvonareva storms into semi-finals

Tuesday, January 27th 2009, 3:31
related countries: France France

Seventh seed Vera Zvonareva makes short work of France's Marion Bartoli to win 6-3 6-0 and reach the Australian Open semi-finals.
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Australian Open day nine as it happened

Monday, January 26th 2009, 23:14
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Second seed Roger Federer thrashes Argentine Juan Martin del Potro to book an Australian Open semi-final against Andy Roddick.
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Third Fiji publisher 'expelled'

Monday, January 26th 2009, 15:55
related countries: Fiji Fiji

Fiji's military rulers move to deport an Australian newspaper publisher on the eve of a regional summit.
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Murray offers no excuses for exit

Monday, January 26th 2009, 11:51

Andy Murray refuses to make excuses after his fourth-round exit from the Australian Open at the hands of Fernando Verdasco.
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Murray sent crashing by Verdasco

Monday, January 26th 2009, 8:02
related countries: Spain Spain

Andy Murray's Australian Open hopes end with a five-set defeat by Spain's Fernando Verdasco in round four.
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Australia Day change rejected

Monday, January 26th 2009, 5:41

Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd rejects a proposal to change the date of the country's national day.
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Live text - Australian Open

Sunday, January 25th 2009, 23:00
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

James Blake takes on Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in the fourth round of the Australian Open after Andy Murray's defeat by Fernando Verdasco.
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Federer survives five-set scare

Sunday, January 25th 2009, 15:44

Second seed Roger Federer narrowly survives a scare at the hands of Tomas Berdych to reach the quarter-finals of the Australian Open.
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Superb Bartoli dumps out Jankovic

Sunday, January 25th 2009, 5:23

Sixteenth seed Marion Bartoli knocks out top seed Jelena Jankovic in the Australian Open fourth round.
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Live text - Australian Open

Saturday, January 24th 2009, 23:45

Novak Djokovic and Marcos Baghdatis face each other after epic victories for Roger Federer and Jelena Dokic at the Australian Open.
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Live text - Australian Open

Saturday, January 24th 2009, 13:03

Britain's Andy Murray cruises past Jurgen Melzer of Austria to seal a place in the last 16 at the Australian Open, while Rafael Nadal beats Tommy Haas.
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Serena secures fourth-round place

Saturday, January 24th 2009, 4:55
related countries: China China

Serena Williams produces an uneven performance against China's Peng Shuai but still reaches the last 16 of the Australian Open.
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Federer eases past Safin in style

Friday, January 23rd 2009, 13:14

Roger Federer hits top form to secure victory over fellow former champion Marat Safin in an entertaining Australian Open third round clash.
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Fans clash after Djokovic victory

Friday, January 23rd 2009, 8:54
related countries: Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnia and Herzegovina

Serbian and Bosnian tennis supporters throw chairs and trade punches after Novak Djokovic's third round win over Amer Delic at the Australian Open.
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Live text - Australian Open

Thursday, January 22nd 2009, 23:41

Roger Federer joins Novak Djokovic in the fourth round with a straight-sets win over Marat Safin, but women's fifth seed Ana Ivanovic crashes out.
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Murray cruises into third round

Thursday, January 22nd 2009, 13:11

Andy Murray makes short work of his second-round tie in the Australian Open by beating 22-year-old Spaniard Marcel Granollers in straight sets.
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Live text - Murray v Granollers

Thursday, January 22nd 2009, 8:29

Andy Murray faces Spain's Marcel Granollers in the second round of the Australian Open after Venus Williams crashes out.
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Pardon bid for Australian author

Thursday, January 22nd 2009, 8:17
related countries: Australia Australia, Thailand Thailand

Australia asks Thailand for a royal pardon of author Harry Nicolaides, jailed for three years for insulting the monarchy.
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Burmese men's survival tale doubt

Wednesday, January 21st 2009, 16:41
related countries: Burma Burma

Australian officials quiz two Burmese fishermen as doubts are raised that they spent 25 days at sea in a large ice box.
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Federer and Djokovic ease through

Wednesday, January 21st 2009, 16:36

Top seed Roger Federer and third seed Novak Djokovic reach the last 32 of the Australian Open.
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Australian nickel mine to close

Wednesday, January 21st 2009, 7:25
related countries: Australia Australia

The world's biggest mining group, BHP Billiton, says it will cut some 6,000 jobs worldwide to cope with falling demand.
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Live text - Australian Open

Tuesday, January 20th 2009, 23:45

Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic and Jelena Jankovic progress on day three of the Australian Open.
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Burma fishermen in amazing escape

Tuesday, January 20th 2009, 8:20
related countries: Burma Burma

Two Burmese fishermen survive for almost a month in shark-infested waters after their boat sinks, Australian officials say.
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Live text - Australian Open

Monday, January 19th 2009, 23:45
related countries: Romania Romania, United Kingdom United Kingdom

British number one Andy Murray reaches round two of the Australian Open after Andrei Pavel retires with a back injury.
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Murray ready for Aussie campaign

Monday, January 19th 2009, 15:51

Andy Murray is confident ahead of his opening match against Andrei Pavel at the Australian Open on Tuesday.
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Federer and Djokovic win through

Monday, January 19th 2009, 13:31

World number two Roger Federer and defending champion Novak Djokovic reach the second round of the Australian Open.
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Live text - Federer v Seppi

Monday, January 19th 2009, 13:02
related countries: Italy Italy

Roger Federer is two sets up against Italy's Andreas Seppi as he begins his quest for a record-equalling 14th Grand Slam title at the Australian Open.
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Writer jailed for 'insulting' Thai royals

Monday, January 19th 2009, 10:15
related countries: Thailand Thailand

Australian writer Harry Nicolaides is jailed for three years after being found guilty of insulting the Thai monarchy in his novel.
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Jankovic & Ivanovic make progress

Monday, January 19th 2009, 6:57

Top seed Jelena Jankovic and fifth seed Ana Ivanovic claims victories to reach round two of the Australian Open.
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Live text - Federer v Seppi

Monday, January 19th 2009, 6:45

Roger Federer is two sets up against Italy's Andreas Seppi as he begins his quest for a record-equalling 14th Grand Slam title at the Australian Open.
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Federer cruises to Kooyong title

Saturday, January 17th 2009, 12:23
related countries: Switzerland Switzerland

Roger Federer warms up for the Australian Open by thrashing fellow Swiss Stanislas Wawrinka to win the Kooyong Classic.
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Murray faces Pavel in Aussie Open

Friday, January 16th 2009, 0:06
related countries: Romania Romania, United Kingdom United Kingdom

British number one Andy Murray is drawn against Romanian Andrei Pavel in the first round of the Australian Open.
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Tsonga doubt for Australian Open

Thursday, January 15th 2009, 9:23

Jo-Wilfried Tsonga is a doubt for next week's Australian Open after pulling out of the Sydney International with a back injury.
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Australians 'kill Taleban chief'

Sunday, January 11th 2009, 19:18
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Australian special forces kill a senior Taleban leader in Afghanistan, the Australian Defence Ministry says.
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Gulbis stuns Djokovic in Brisbane

Tuesday, January 6th 2009, 14:29

Novak Djokovic suffers a surprise setback ahead of his Australian Open defence, crashing out of the first round of the Brisbane International.
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'Penis fire' suspect is charged

Tuesday, January 6th 2009, 5:14

An Australian woman appears in court charged with murdering her husband by setting fire to his penis over alleged infidelity.
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Sharks seen near Sydney beaches

Monday, January 5th 2009, 5:59

Several sightings of sharks close to popular swimming areas lead to the closure of four Australian beaches.
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Australian killed in Afghanistan

Monday, January 5th 2009, 3:39
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

A Taleban rocket attack kills an Australian soldier in south Afghanistan, the eighth to be killed in the country since 2001.
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Scientists urge fence to save Tasmanian Devil from cancer

Monday, January 5th 2009, 1:20

Australian scientists say they want to build a fence on Tasmania to prevent the spread of a cancer that could wipe out the Tasmanian Devil.
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Canberra rejects Guantanamo cases

Saturday, January 3rd 2009, 7:14
related countries: Australia Australia, United States United States

The Australian government turns down a US request to help resettle former detainees from its Guantanamo Bay military prison.
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Sharapova hopeful for Aussie Open

Wednesday, December 31st 2008, 9:45
related countries: Hong Kong Hong Kong

Maria Sharapova is "hopeful" of being fit to defend her Australian Open title despite withdrawing from an exhibition event in Hong Kong.
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Australia father 'taken by shark'

Saturday, December 27th 2008, 13:03

A 51-year-old Australian man is missing, feared dead, after an apparent shark attack off the coast of Western Australia.
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Man accused of mummy smuggling

Wednesday, December 24th 2008, 23:49
related countries: Egypt Egypt
related places: Cairo

An Australian is arrested at Cairo airport after ancient Egyptian animal mummies are found in his luggage, reports say.
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