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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

Sensitive misprint in pasta book costs publishers dear

Saturday, April 17th 2010, 16:27

An Australian publisher has had to pulp and reprint a cook-book after one recipe listed "salt and freshly ground black people" instead of black pepper.
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Australian bush fire survivor victim of rare wombat attack

Tuesday, April 6th 2010, 8:11
related countries: Australia Australia

A survivor of Australia's 2009 bush fires falls victim to a rare wombat attack, before killing the animal with an axe.
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Australian rates raised to 4.25%

Tuesday, April 6th 2010, 6:39

Australia's central bank raises interest rates to 4.25% from 4% as it attempts to cool inflation and slow rises in house prices.
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Battle to stabilise stricken Reef vessel

Monday, April 5th 2010, 2:11

Australian authorities battle to stabilise a ship aground near the Great Barrier Reef, but say it may take weeks.
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Live - Malaysian GP practice

Friday, April 2nd 2010, 5:30
related countries: Malaysia Malaysia
related places: Sepang

Lewis Hamilton tops first free practice ahead of the Malaysian Grand Prix in Kuala Lumpur.
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Australian Serb faces extradition

Tuesday, March 30th 2010, 17:27
related countries: Australia Australia, Croatia Croatia

Australia's High Court rules that a former Serb paramilitary leader wanted in Croatia for war crimes should be extradited.
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Button wins dramatic Australian GP

Sunday, March 28th 2010, 9:54

Jenson Button wins for McLaren at an incident-packed Australian Grand Prix from Renault's Robert Kubica and the two Ferraris.
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Live - Australian Grand Prix

Sunday, March 28th 2010, 4:34

McLaren's Jenson Button wins a dramatic Australian Grand Prix, with Robert Kubica second.
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Superb Vettel denies Webber pole

Saturday, March 27th 2010, 7:45

Sebastian Vettel takes pole in the Australian Grand Prix ahead of Red Bull team-mate Mark Webber and Ferrari's Fernando Alonso.
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Live - Australian GP qualifying

Saturday, March 27th 2010, 2:30

Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel sets the fastest time in Q1 as Vitaly Petrov of Renault drops out.
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Hamilton dodges rain to set pace

Friday, March 26th 2010, 7:41

McLaren's Lewis Hamilton posts the day's fastest time ahead of Jenson Button in Friday's practice for the Australian Grand Prix.
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Live - Australian GP practice

Friday, March 26th 2010, 1:06

Second practice is under way in Melbourne, after Renault's Robert Kubica sets the fastest time in the first session.
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Australia police in racism probe

Thursday, March 25th 2010, 4:12
related countries: Seychelles Seychelles
related places: Victoria

Police officers in the Australian state of Victoria are investigated for sharing a racist e-mail on police computers.
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Terror suspect 'freed by mistake'

Tuesday, March 23rd 2010, 15:08
related countries: Kenya Kenya

Kenya allowed an Australian terrorism suspect to go free after mistaking him for an illegal immigrant, the police tell the BBC.
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'Terror suspect' escapes in Kenya

Monday, March 22nd 2010, 9:57
related countries: Kenya Kenya, Somalia Somalia

An Australian man of Somali origin suspected of links to terrorism escapes from custody in Kenya, local media report.
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Surgeon denies charges in court

Monday, March 22nd 2010, 5:20
related countries: United States United States
related places: Brisbane

An Indian-born surgeon pleads not guilty to manslaughter at the start of his trial before a court in the Australian city of Brisbane.
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Fourth Australian named by Dubai

Tuesday, March 9th 2010, 11:00

A fourth Australian passport-holder has been named in connection with the murder of a Hamas commander in Dubai.
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Fourth Australian named by Dubai

Tuesday, March 9th 2010, 11:00

A fourth Australian passport-holder has been named in connection with the murder of a Hamas commander in Dubai.
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Joint bid for Australian gas firm

Monday, March 8th 2010, 8:12
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands

Royal Dutch Shell and PetroChina launch a joint takeover bid for Australian liquefied natural gas group Arrow Energy.
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Mummy goes to court in attempt to protect her name

Monday, March 8th 2010, 2:46

An Australian court rejects a mother's request to ban the use of the term "mummy D" in reference to her daughter's step-mother.
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Australia probes Indian boy death

Friday, March 5th 2010, 10:00
related countries: India India

Australian police are investigating the possible murder of a three-year-old Indian boy, Gurshan Singh, in Melbourne.
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Australia green minister demoted

Friday, February 26th 2010, 8:13

Australian environment minister Peter Garrett is demoted over a home insulation programme linked to four deaths.
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Australia anger at Dubai killing

Thursday, February 25th 2010, 13:13
related countries: Australia Australia, Israel Israel

Australia asks Israel to explain the use of Australian passports by three suspects in the Dubai killing of a Hamas official.
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Guantanamo man to sue Australia

Thursday, February 25th 2010, 9:50
related countries: Australia Australia

Former Australian Guantanamo detainee Mamdouh Habib wins the right to sue his government for alleged complicity in torture.
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Australia 'faces permanent alert'

Tuesday, February 23rd 2010, 4:41

Australian PM Kevin Rudd says the country faces a permanent, high terror threat, and announces new entry rules.
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Cipriani agrees Melbourne switch

Friday, February 19th 2010, 12:00

Fly-half Danny Cipriani will leave Wasps at the end of the season and join Australian side Melbourne Rebels.
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Australian anti-immigration politician 'migrating to UK'

Monday, February 15th 2010, 14:13
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Australian former anti-immigration politician Pauline Hanson says she plans to sell up and migrate to the UK.
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Australian grandmother fights off shark attack

Sunday, February 14th 2010, 16:15

An Australian grandmother survives a shark attack after punching the animal, despite losing more than three pints of blood.
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Net attack hits Australian sites

Friday, February 12th 2010, 17:46

A hacktivist group plans to keep up with attacks aimed at Australian government websites
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Low prices hit Rio Tinto profits

Thursday, February 11th 2010, 9:43

Anglo-Australian mining company Rio Tinto says its pre-tax profits were down 14% in 2009, due to lower commodity prices.
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Aborigine children still at risk

Thursday, February 11th 2010, 9:14

High Aboriginal infant mortality is "shameful" and progress on improving living conditions is slow, says Australian PM Kevin Rudd.
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Australia in roof safety checks

Wednesday, February 10th 2010, 7:07

The Australian government orders safety checks on tens of thousands of homes after foil insulation causes electrocutions.
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Australia-China mine deal mix-up

Tuesday, February 9th 2010, 16:49
related countries: China China

The status of a coal deal between Australian mining firm Roadhouse and a Chinese energy firm is thrown into question
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Sydney sword swallower sets eye-watering world record

Monday, February 8th 2010, 10:18

An Australian performance artist sets a world record by swallowing 18 swords at the same time.
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Australia in huge China coal deal

Saturday, February 6th 2010, 10:18
related countries: China China

An Australian firm signs a $60bn deal to supply coal to Chinese power stations from a mine to be built in Queensland.
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Dave saved: Australia's erotic-photo banker keeps his job

Friday, February 5th 2010, 10:30
related countries: Australia Australia

An Australian banker caught viewing erotic images in the background of a live TV interview will keep his job, his bank says.
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Internet backing for banker seen viewing erotic photos at work

Thursday, February 4th 2010, 15:23

Pledges of support for an Australian banker in trouble after being seen viewing erotic images on live TV are growing across the internet.
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Men At Work lose plagiarism case

Thursday, February 4th 2010, 12:10

Australian band Men At Work lose a court battle, as a judge rules their hit Down Under plagiarised a Girl Guides song from the 1930s.
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Indian man 'faked Melbourne attack'

Wednesday, February 3rd 2010, 5:21
related countries: India India

Australian police say an Indian man who claimed he was set on fire fabricated the story, amid tensions over alleged racism.
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Live TV catches Australian banker looking at semi-nude photos

Wednesday, February 3rd 2010, 3:47

An Australian banker lands in hot water for looking at semi-nude photos of a model unaware a colleague is live on TV.
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Live TV catches Australian banker looking at semi-nude photos

Wednesday, February 3rd 2010, 3:47

An Australian banker lands in hot water for looking at semi-nude photos of a model unaware a colleague is live on TV.
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Murray 'hungry' to win first Slam

Sunday, January 31st 2010, 14:02

Britain's Andy Murray says his desire to win a Grand Slam title remains undimmed by defeat to Roger Federer in the final of the Australian Open.
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Live - Murray v Federer

Sunday, January 31st 2010, 7:30

Britain's Andy Murray has a mountain to climb as he attempts to win his first Grand Slam title after Roger Federer wins the opening two sets in the Australian Open final.
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Serena seals fifth Aussie title

Saturday, January 30th 2010, 10:51
related countries: Belgium Belgium

World number one Serena Williams beats Justine Henin in three sets to win her fifth Australian Open title.
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Live - Serena v Henin

Saturday, January 30th 2010, 8:27

Defending champion Serena Williams and former world number one Justine Henin go into a deciding set in the final of the Australian Open.
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Federer piles pressure on Murray

Friday, January 29th 2010, 13:09
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

World number one Roger Federer claims Britain's Andy Murray will be under "big pressure" in Sunday's Australian Open final.
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Federer win sets up Murray final

Friday, January 29th 2010, 10:25

Roger Federer brushes aside a subdued Jo-Wilfried Tsonga 6-2 6-3 6-2 to set up a clash with Andy Murray in Sunday's final of the Australian Open.
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Live - Federer v Tsonga

Friday, January 29th 2010, 8:14

World number one Roger Federer will meet Andy Murray in the Australian Open final after he crushes Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in straight sets.
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Murray powers into Aussie final

Thursday, January 28th 2010, 11:42
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States

Britain's Andy Murray beats Marin Cilic in four sets at the Australian Open to reach the second Grand Slam final of his career.
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