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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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Aruba: news

Carey heads up Booker shortlist

Tuesday, September 7th 2010, 11:32

Australian author Peter Carey, who has already won the Man Booker prize twice, has made the shortlist for this year's prize.
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Gillard to stay as Australian PM

Tuesday, September 7th 2010, 8:31

Julia Gillard is to remain as Australia's prime minister after winning the backing of two key independent MPs.
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Key Asian interest rates on hold

Tuesday, September 7th 2010, 6:12
related countries: Australia Australia

The cost of borrowing in Australia stays at 4.5% and Japan at near zero amid continuing global economic uncertainty.
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Australia 'kingmakers' to decide

Tuesday, September 7th 2010, 1:07

Three independent Australian MPs are due to reveal who they will back as prime minister, ending two weeks of deadlock since inconclusive elections.
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School in gay kookaburra song row

Friday, September 3rd 2010, 13:13

An Australian head teacher is under fire after removing the word gay from the famous song Kookaburra Sits in the Old Gum Tree.
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Sharks swarm off Australian coast

Friday, September 3rd 2010, 8:07

Hundreds of sharks have been spotted off the Queensland coast.
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Australian economy doubles pace

Wednesday, September 1st 2010, 8:53
related countries: Australia Australia

Australia's economy grew for its sixth straight quarter hitting 1.2% thanks to high demand for commodities.
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Australian PM gets Green support

Wednesday, September 1st 2010, 8:20

Julia Gillard wins support from the Greens in her bid to form the next Australian government, but all eyes remain on the key independents.
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Asylum seeker unrest in Australia

Wednesday, September 1st 2010, 7:34
related countries: Australia Australia
related places: Darwin

Dozens of asylum seekers briefly break out of a detention centre in the Australian city of Darwin to hold a protest against their treatment.
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Australian PM rejects new vote

Tuesday, August 31st 2010, 4:43
related countries: Australia Australia

As vote-counting continues, Australia's PM Julia Gillard rejects idea of a new vote and promises stable government.
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Warning on child medicine errors

Monday, August 30th 2010, 1:07

Many parents are incapable of giving their children the correct dose of liquid medicines, claim Australian researchers.
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First Aboriginal MP for Australia

Sunday, August 29th 2010, 15:28
related countries: Australia Australia

An Aboriginal man wins a seat in Australia's House of Representatives, becoming the first indigenous person to do so in the country's history.
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Federer wins Cincinnati Masters

Sunday, August 22nd 2010, 19:18

Roger Federer beats Mardy Fish in three sets in the Cincinnati Masters final to win his first tournament since the Australian Open in January.
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Delhi Games boycott call rejected

Thursday, August 19th 2010, 18:03

An Australian Olympic swimming legend is criticised for suggesting Delhi's Commonwealth Games could end in a repeat of the 1972 Munich Olympics massacre.
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Fatal shark attack in Australia

Tuesday, August 17th 2010, 7:17
related countries: Australia Australia

An Australian man surfing off the coast of Western Australia dies of injuries sustained from a shark attack.
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Gillard eyes Australian republic

Tuesday, August 17th 2010, 7:10
related countries: Australia Australia

Australia should become a republic when Queen Elizabeth II dies, Prime Minister Julia Gillard says, just days ahead of a general election.
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Speedo action man who would be PM

Monday, August 16th 2010, 22:04

Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard has officially launched her election campaign in Brisbane, five days ahead of polling day
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Australia's PM launches campaign

Monday, August 16th 2010, 8:46

Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard officially launches her election campaign in Brisbane, five days ahead of polling day.
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Australian finds body after 'dream'

Thursday, August 12th 2010, 11:20

An Australian woman who went looking for a missing girl after a premonition found a woman's torso instead, police say.
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Australian jobless rate increases

Thursday, August 12th 2010, 7:03
related countries: Australia Australia

Australia's unemployment rate rose to 5.3% in July, according to figures released ahead of the country's national elections.
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Qantas upbeat despite profit dip

Thursday, August 12th 2010, 6:01

Australian airline Qantas reports a 4.3% fall in annual profits, but says it is cautiously optimistic for the future.
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Ex-Australian PM joins campaign

Thursday, August 5th 2010, 9:27

Former Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd backs Julia Gillard - the woman who ousted him - in a show of party unity ahead of a general election.
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Aboriginal children 'starving'

Wednesday, August 4th 2010, 5:31

Aboriginal children are starving in some remote Northern Territory areas, welfare workers tell the Australian government.
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Row over Australian refugee plan

Monday, August 2nd 2010, 8:34
related countries: Australia Australia, Nauru Nauru

Australia's opposition party is strongly criticised over plans to reopen a dentention centre on the South Pacific island of Nauru.
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Row over Australian refugee plan

Monday, August 2nd 2010, 8:34
related countries: Australia Australia, Nauru Nauru

Australia's opposition party is strongly criticised over plans to reopen a dentention centre on the South Pacific island of Nauru.
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Telstra fined for blocking rivals

Wednesday, July 28th 2010, 8:07

Telecoms giant Telstra is fined 18.5m Australian dollars ($16.6m; £10.6m) for blocking rivals from accessing its infrastructure.
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Bon Jovi donates football tickets

Saturday, July 24th 2010, 9:03
related countries: United States United States
related places: League

American rock star Jon Bon Jovi buys four season tickets for new Australian A-League side Melbourne Heart, which he will donate to fans.
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Platypus rescued from sewage pipes

Tuesday, July 20th 2010, 6:19

A young platypus has had to be rescued from an Australian sewage plant after venturing down pipes apparently looking for a mate.
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Final Fromelles soldier reburied

Monday, July 19th 2010, 17:50
related countries: France France, United Kingdom United Kingdom

The last of 250 British and Australian WWI troops recovered from mass graves has been reburied in France.
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Australia PM's poll move attacked

Sunday, July 18th 2010, 0:13

Australian opposition leader Tony Abbott condemns Prime Minister Julia Gillard's decision to call an early election.
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Australian PM sets election date

Saturday, July 17th 2010, 3:26
related countries: Australia Australia

Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard calls a snap general election for 21 August, predicting a close race between her Labor Party and the opposition.
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British teen gets Neighbours role

Friday, July 16th 2010, 11:54
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A British teenager wins a competition to land a dream role in Australian soap opera Neighbours.
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Snapped: Bizarre deep-sea creatures of Barrier Reef

Friday, July 16th 2010, 11:13

Images of bizarre deep-sea marine life caught on camera by Australian scientists on the Great Barrier Reef.
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Conductor Mackerras dies aged 84

Thursday, July 15th 2010, 11:09
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

World renowned Australian conductor Sir Charles Mackerras dies in London at the age of 84.
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Australia in Jakarta asylum talks

Wednesday, July 14th 2010, 5:57
related countries: East Timor East Timor, Indonesia Indonesia
related places: Jakarta

The Australian and Indonesia foreign ministers will talk in Jakarta about plans for a regional refugee processing centre.
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Crocodile gets snappy as drunk Australian tries to take a ride

Tuesday, July 13th 2010, 13:35
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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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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