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News: Aruba

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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Australian stimulus plan blocked

Thursday, February 12th 2009, 10:15

The Australian Senate rejects the Labor government's A$42bn stimulus plan, as the opposition says it is too expensive.
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Fire aftermath 'too distressing'

Wednesday, February 11th 2009, 6:22

Australian police stop some residents of fire-hit areas from returning home, saying the scenes are too gruesome.
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Australian fires toll passes 100

Sunday, February 8th 2009, 19:41

Bush fires in southern Australia wipe out towns and kill at least 108 people, the worst fire death toll in the country's history.
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Australian pilot lands plane in harbour

Friday, February 6th 2009, 12:12
related countries: Australia Australia
related places: Darwin

The pilot of a light aircraft is forced to land in Darwin harbour after engine trouble in northern Australia.
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Nadal thrilled with Aussie title

Sunday, February 1st 2009, 16:42

Rafael Nadal says winning his first Grand Slam title on hard courts is extra special after beating Roger Federer at the Australian Open.
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Nadal beats Federer in epic final

Sunday, February 1st 2009, 13:15

Rafael Nadal produces a display of incredible defiance to defeat Roger Federer and win his first Australian Open title.
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Australia battles with bushfires

Sunday, February 1st 2009, 12:03
related countries: Seychelles Seychelles
related places: Victoria

Firefighters struggle to contain bushfires in the Australian state of Victoria, following a record-breaking heatwave.
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Live text - Federer v Nadal

Sunday, February 1st 2009, 7:58

Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal are into a fifth set in a classic Australian Open final in Melbourne.
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Australia counts heatwave deaths

Saturday, January 31st 2009, 13:55

Australian officials fear about 20 people have died as temperatures of over 40C (104F) hit the south-east of the country.
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Serena regains Aussie Open crown

Saturday, January 31st 2009, 9:46

Serena Williams sweeps aside Dinara Safina 6-0 6-3 to claim a fourth Australian Open title in Melbourne.
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Live text - Serena v Safina

Saturday, January 31st 2009, 8:18

Serena Williams takes on Dinara Safina in the final of the Australian Open.
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Nadal into final after epic win

Friday, January 30th 2009, 14:09

Rafael Nadal will meet Roger Federer in the Australian Open final after battling past fellow Spaniard Fernando Verdasco.
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Live text - Nadal v Verdasco

Friday, January 30th 2009, 11:29

World number one Rafael Nadal faces fellow Spaniard Fernando Verdasco at the Australian Open, with Roger Federer waiting in the final.
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Venus & Serena win doubles title

Friday, January 30th 2009, 6:32

Venus and Serena Williams win the Australian Open doubles title, their eighth Grand Slam trophy.
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Sublime Federer eases into final

Thursday, January 29th 2009, 11:00

Roger Federer strolls into the final of the Australian Open with a straight sets win over Andy Roddick 6-2 7-5 7-5.
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Live text - Federer v Roddick

Wednesday, January 28th 2009, 23:00
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Roger Federer crushes Andy Roddick in straight sets to reach the Australian Open final after Serena Williams and Dinara Safina book their place in the women's final.
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Nadal sets up Verdasco semi-final

Wednesday, January 28th 2009, 12:48

Top seed Rafael Nadal beats Gilles Simon to set up a meeting with fellow Spaniard Fernando Verdasco in the last four of the Australian Open.
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Live text - Nadal v Simon

Tuesday, January 27th 2009, 23:15

World number one Rafael Nadal takes on Gilles Simon on day 10 of the Australian Open, after wins for Fernando Verdasco, Serena Williams and Elena Dementieva.
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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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