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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 - Australian Open

Wednesday, January 20th 2010, 8:19
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Andy Murray brushes aside Marc Gicquel at the Australian Open after a surprise win for fellow Scot Elena Baltacha, while Rafael Nadal and Andy Roddick also advance.
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Federer through after early scare

Tuesday, January 19th 2010, 13:28

Roger Federer battles back to defeat Igor Andreev in round one of the Australian Open, but eighth seed Robin Soderling goes out.
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Live - Australian Open

Monday, January 18th 2010, 23:56

Novak Djokovic is in action on day two of the Australian Open after wins for Roger Federer, Serena Williams, Britain's Katie O'Brien and Louk Sorensen of Ireland.
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Sharapova slumps to shock defeat

Monday, January 18th 2010, 13:10
related countries: Russia Russia

Maria Sharapova is sent crashing out of the Australian Open at the first hurdle, losing 7-6 (7-4) 3-6 6-4 to fellow Russian Maria Kirilenko.
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Live - Australian Open

Sunday, January 17th 2010, 23:52

Home favourite Jelena Dokic is in action on the opening day, after wins for Andy Murray, Rafa Nadal, Justine Henin and Kim Clijsters, but a shock defeat for Maria Sharapova.
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Murray targets Aussie Open glory

Saturday, January 16th 2010, 19:34
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Britain's Andy Murray says he is fit and ready for the Australian Open ahead of Monday's first-round tie with qualifier Kevin Anderson.
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Murray lies in Nadal's path at Australian Open

Friday, January 15th 2010, 1:00
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Britain's Andy Murray will face a qualifier in the first round of the Australian Open, but Rafael Nadal and Juan Martin del Potro could block his path to the final.
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Australian eight-year-old boys in surf rescue

Monday, January 11th 2010, 8:01

Two eight-year-old Australian boys are hailed as heroes after rescuing a man from wild seas off Queensland's Gold Coast.
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Sunk WWII hospital ship glimpsed

Sunday, January 10th 2010, 12:15

An Australian WWII hospital ship, the Centaur, is seen for the first time since it was torpedoed more than 60 years ago.
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Indian man attacked in Australia

Saturday, January 9th 2010, 10:35
related countries: Australia Australia, India India
related places: Melbourne

An Indian man is attacked and set alight in the Australian city of Melbourne, a week after an Indian student there was killed.
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KFC advertisement sparks race row

Friday, January 8th 2010, 6:26
related countries: United States United States

The Australian arm of Kentucky Fried Chicken has to withdraw an advertisement after accusations of racial insensitivity.
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India student killing condemned

Monday, January 4th 2010, 5:02
related countries: India India

The Indian and Australian governments condemn the killing of an Indian student in Melbourne on Saturday night.
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Remains of historic Antarctica plane 'found'

Saturday, January 2nd 2010, 19:19
related countries: Antarctica Antarctica

Australian researchers find what they believe are the remains of the first aeroplane ever taken to Antarctica.
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Minuscule stinger strikes man in last week of 'the world's best job'

Wednesday, December 30th 2009, 5:39

The man who landed what was dubbed "the best job in the world", taking care of a tropical Australian island has received a nasty jellyfish sting in his last week in the role.
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Rio Tinto accepts $2bn Alcan deal

Wednesday, December 23rd 2009, 7:17

Rio Tinto formally accepts a $2bn offer by Australian firm Amcor for four units of its Alcan Packaging businesses.
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Australian rains bring kangaroos

Tuesday, December 22nd 2009, 4:42
related countries: Australia Australia

Farmers in northern Australia say kangaroos are overrunning their land, as a cull is suspended further south.
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Aussie Rules picks first African

Wednesday, December 16th 2009, 12:17
related countries: Sudan Sudan

A Sudanese migrant becomes the first African-born player to be recruited by an Australian Rules football team.
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Australia blitz on drink violence

Friday, December 11th 2009, 10:50

Thousands of police are to flood Australian cities and towns in a two-night blitz on alcohol-related violence.
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Melbourne hosts multi-faith fest

Thursday, December 3rd 2009, 5:26

The Australian city of Melbourne hosts a major inter-faith festival, with monks, rabbis and the Dalai Lama attending.
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Australia aims for 'green' sheep by cutting back on burps

Sunday, November 29th 2009, 12:53

Australian scientists are hoping to breed sheep that burp less as part of efforts to tackle climate change.
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Australian state bans jump racing

Friday, November 27th 2009, 4:32
related countries: Australia Australia, Seychelles Seychelles
related places: Victoria

Steeplechase and hurdle racing in Australia's state of Victoria will be banned in 2010, prompted by 20 deaths of horses in two years.
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Australia PM urges carbon deal

Tuesday, November 24th 2009, 4:50
related countries: Australia Australia

The Australian government strikes a deal with opposition leaders on a revised carbon emissions trading scheme.
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Tamils end asylum ship stand-off

Wednesday, November 18th 2009, 15:08
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia, Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

Fifty-six Sri Lankan asylum seekers leave an Australian ship in Indonesia after a stand-off of more than a month.
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Wrong turn results in 600km trip for lost Australian grandfather

Wednesday, November 18th 2009, 9:15

An 81-year-old Australian takes a wrong turn on the way to the shops and keeps driving for 600km.
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Tamil asylum seekers leave ship

Friday, November 13th 2009, 13:01
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia, Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

A group of 22 Sri Lankan asylum seekers comes ashore after a month on an Australian ship off Indonesia, officials say.
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Woods takes charge in Melbourne

Friday, November 13th 2009, 9:27

World number one Tiger Woods cards a four-under-par 68 to take a three-stroke lead after the second round of the Australian Masters.
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Australian bomb dog lost in Afghan battle found months later

Thursday, November 12th 2009, 10:10
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

An Australian bomb-sniffing dog turns up safe and well more than a year after disappearing in a battle in Afghanistan.
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Woods takes early Melbourne lead

Thursday, November 12th 2009, 9:18

World number one Tiger Woods moves into three-way share of the lead at the Australian Masters in Melbourne with a six-under-par opening round of 66.
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Surprise rise in Australian jobs

Thursday, November 12th 2009, 7:20
related countries: Australia Australia

A surprisingly strong increase in Australia's October jobs figures leads to talk of a December interest rate rise.
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Son hunted over curator killing

Wednesday, November 11th 2009, 13:29
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Australian police are hunting the son of a British art curator who was found stabbed to death alongside his daughter.
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Australian PM visits Afghanistan

Wednesday, November 11th 2009, 11:44
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Australian PM Kevin Rudd makes a surprise visit to Afghanistan to spend Remembrance Day with the troops.
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Australia refuses Tamil refugees

Wednesday, October 28th 2009, 9:50
related countries: Australia Australia, Indonesia Indonesia, Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

Australian authorities say 78 Sri Lankan asylum seekers in Indonesia will not be allowed into Australia.
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Police reward in 'vampire' murder

Monday, October 26th 2009, 11:55

Australian police offer a reward of Aus$1m for a man suspected of ordering the killing of a self-proclaimed vampire.
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Australia to review Afghan force

Wednesday, October 21st 2009, 3:27
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, Australia Australia

Australia's defence minister calls for recommendations on how soon troops could pull out from Afghanistan.
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Leech convicts Australian robber

Tuesday, October 20th 2009, 9:50

Australian police in Tasmania use a blood sample from a leech to identify a criminal, in what is believed to be a world first.
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Australian teenager sets off on round-the-world voyage

Sunday, October 18th 2009, 5:20

A 16-year-old Australian girl begins an attempt to become the youngest person to sail solo and non-stop around the world.
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Australian teenager sets off on round-the-world voyage

Sunday, October 18th 2009, 5:20

A 16-year-old Australian girl begins an attempt to become the youngest person to sail solo and non-stop around the world.
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Stoner overhauls Rossi for pole

Saturday, October 17th 2009, 6:21

Casey Stoner secures pole position Sunday's Australian MotoGP at Phillip Island.
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Australia fails to plug oil leak

Wednesday, October 14th 2009, 2:46

A second attempt to stop oil pouring into Australian waters after a rig accident in the Timor Sea fails.
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Henin given Aussie Open wildcard

Monday, October 12th 2009, 7:28

Former world number one Justine Henin is granted a wildcard for the Australian Open in January.
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'Nazi' accused faces extradition

Thursday, October 8th 2009, 13:01
related countries: Hungary Hungary

An Australian court rules that a Perth man can be extradited to Hungary to face accusations of murdering a Jew in 1944.
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Australian fans face booze limit - 24 cans of beer a day!

Tuesday, October 6th 2009, 10:35

Australian police are gearing up for an annual crackdown on motor-racing fans - limiting race-goers to 24 cans of beer a day.
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Australian fans face booze limit - 24 cans of beer a day!

Tuesday, October 6th 2009, 9:41

Australian police are gearing up for an annual crackdown on motor-racing fans - limiting race-goers to 24 cans of beer a day.
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Census reveals extinction threat

Tuesday, September 29th 2009, 11:44

Almost 10% of mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians and fish are at risk of extinction, says an Australian report.
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Australia seeks investment limits

Friday, September 25th 2009, 8:43
related countries: Australia Australia, China China

Australia's foreign investment regulator tells Chinese investors that stakes in Australian companies should be under 15%.
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Desert dust storm chokes Sydney

Wednesday, September 23rd 2009, 10:42

A large stretch of Australia's east coast, including the largest city Sydney, has been shrouded in red dust blown in from the outback.
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Australian 'naked police run' investigated

Tuesday, September 22nd 2009, 9:16

Australian police are investigating whether officers ran naked round an unmarked police van at traffic lights as they travelled to a stag party.
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Mad Men wins top Emmy again

Monday, September 21st 2009, 9:00

Mad Men, the period show about the advertising industry, wins an Emmy award for best drama, as Glenn Close takes lead actress.
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