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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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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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'Australian Taleban' fully free

Monday, December 22nd 2008, 3:36

Australian David Hicks, who was held for five years at Guantanamo Bay, is fully free after orders controlling his activities expired.
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Injured yachtsman rescued by navy

Saturday, December 20th 2008, 15:32

A French sailor who broke his leg in the Vendee Globe round-the-world solo yacht race is rescued by an Australian Navy frigate.
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New Hariri investigator appointed

Friday, December 19th 2008, 15:29
related countries: Egypt Egypt

An Egyptian-born Australian is to head investigations for a UN investigation into the killing of Rafik Hariri.
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Bogus Qantas engineer is jailed

Wednesday, December 17th 2008, 12:29

An Australian man, who faked being a Qantas engineer, has been sentenced to at least two years in jail.
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Australians protest at climate plan

Tuesday, December 16th 2008, 10:30

Activists stage protests in several Australian cities, calling PM Kevin Rudd's plan to combat climate change a "joke".
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Tuesday, December 16th 2008, 8:07

An Australian lawyer has served a debtor couple with legal papers via Facebook, in what is thought to be a first.
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Australia climber dies on NZ peak

Saturday, December 13th 2008, 21:46
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

An Australian climber is rescued from New Zealand's highest mountain, Mt Cook, but his brother is presumed dead.
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Thursday, December 11th 2008, 10:37

Australian police charge 19 men with being part of a global child pornography network involving people in 70 countries.
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Sydney artist fuses surfboards with Islam

Saturday, December 6th 2008, 14:09

An Australian artist creates a range of Islamic surfboards to create a greater understanding between East and West.
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Australian state considers pre-vote breath test for MPs

Thursday, December 4th 2008, 10:14
related countries: Australia Australia

Politicians in New South Wales, Australia, could be breathalysed before voting amid reports of bad behaviour by MPs.
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Beached whales die in Australia

Sunday, November 30th 2008, 16:01
related countries: Australia Australia

About 150 pilot whales die in a mass stranding in a remote coastal area of the Australian island of Tasmania.
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Wales beat Australia in thriller

Saturday, November 29th 2008, 16:13

Wales survive a late Australian fightback to seal a thrilling 21-18 win at the Millennium Stadium.
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Sydney 'ATM bandits' strike again

Tuesday, November 25th 2008, 14:18

Masked robbers blow up three cash machines in Sydney, the latest of seven such attacks in the Australian city this week.
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'Holocaust denier' free from jail

Friday, November 21st 2008, 10:15
related countries: Germany Germany, United Kingdom United Kingdom

An Australian "Holocaust denier" is freed from jail after Germany abandons efforts to have him extradited from the UK.
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Hicks granted end to restrictions

Thursday, November 20th 2008, 9:11

Hours after Australian ex-Guantanamo Bay inmate David Hicks makes a plea for greater freedoms, police grant his wish.
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'Anything goes' as Australian nudist resort tries to beat economic blues

Thursday, November 13th 2008, 16:30

Australian holiday resort in Queensland will hold a month-long, nude "anything goes" party in March to combat the global credit crunch.
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Rudd survives Bush 'leak' censure

Wednesday, November 12th 2008, 14:12
related countries: United States United States
related places: Bush

Australian PM Kevin Rudd escapes censure over accusations he leaked details of a phone call to make US President Bush look foolish.
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Australian jailed for euthanasia

Wednesday, November 12th 2008, 5:42

A 60-year-old Australian woman is sentenced to two years of periodic detention for killing her partner in a euthanasia case.
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Currency bumps

Tuesday, November 11th 2008, 23:26

Australian dollar's recent white-knuckle ride
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Snoring judge derails Australian drugs case

Thursday, November 6th 2008, 11:00
related countries: Australia Australia

Australia's High Court overturns the convictions of two alleged drug traffickers because the judge repeatedly fell asleep.
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Indian Moon probe pictures Earth

Monday, November 3rd 2008, 23:35
related countries: India India

India's Chandrayaan 1 spacecraft sends back images of the Australian landmass as it makes a pass of Earth.
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Australia youths 'maul flamingo'

Thursday, October 30th 2008, 7:03

Four Australian teens are charged with an attack on a rare, aged and near-blind flamingo.
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