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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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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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Sunday, October 26th 2008, 13:01

Australian researchers identify a significant link between a gene involved in testosterone action and male transsexualism.
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'Jihad Jack' cleared of terrorism

Thursday, October 23rd 2008, 9:23

An Australian man is cleared of taking money from al-Qaeda but could still face jail after falsifying a passport.
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G-strings plus fireworks equals mass suspension at Australian school

Tuesday, October 21st 2008, 12:13

The entire graduating class at an exclusive Australian school is suspended over "unacceptable" end-of-term antics.
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Computer fault 'caused jet dive'

Tuesday, October 14th 2008, 13:57

A fault in a computer caused last week's plunge by a Qantas passenger jet, the Australian Transport Safety Bureau says.
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Whale deal falls at last minute

Monday, October 13th 2008, 22:01
related places: Barcelona

Hope for consensus between environmentalists and whalers in Barcelona is derailed by a last-minute Australian intervention.
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Shark blood 'offers cancer hope'

Monday, October 13th 2008, 16:52

Shark antibodies could be a weapon in the fight against cancer, say Australian scientists.
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Australian pair dent Indian hopes

Sunday, October 12th 2008, 11:33
related countries: India India
related places: Bangalore

Aussies Shane Watson and Brad Haddin share a vital partnership late on the fourth day in Bangalore to stifle a resurgent India in the first Test.
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Australian tourist killed in Goa

Thursday, October 9th 2008, 8:08
related countries: India India
related places: Goa

An Australian tourist dies in hospital in Goa, India, after he is assaulted at a beach bar, police say.
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Australian jet plunge probe opens

Wednesday, October 8th 2008, 7:38

Investigators say a computer glitch may have caused a Qantas jet to plunge suddenly in mid-flight, injuring 40.
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Australian jet plunge injures 40

Tuesday, October 7th 2008, 14:52
related countries: Australia Australia

A plane makes an emergency landing in Australia after 40 people are injured following a "sudden change in altitude".
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Superb Stoner wins in Australia

Sunday, October 5th 2008, 5:54
related countries: Australia Australia

Casey Stoner wins the Australian MotoGP ahead of new world champion Valentino Rossi.
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Australians urged to eat kangaroo

Wednesday, October 1st 2008, 12:51

An Australian climate change adviser urges a switch from beef to kangaroo to help reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
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Australian man 'snatched by croc'

Wednesday, October 1st 2008, 8:35
related countries: Australia Australia

A search is under way for a man thought to have been dragged to his death by a crocodile in northern Australia.
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Armstrong to return with Astana

Wednesday, September 24th 2008, 16:47
related countries: Australia Australia, France France

Seven-times Tour de France winner Lance Armstrong will make his cycling comeback with Kazakhstan's Astana team.
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Pushy pig pens Australian woman into her own home

Tuesday, September 23rd 2008, 19:04
related countries: Australia Australia

A pushy pig the size of a Shetland pony is making a woman a prisoner in her own home in Australia, local media report.
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Pushy pig pens Australian woman into her own home

Tuesday, September 23rd 2008, 19:04
related countries: Australia Australia

A pushy pig the size of a Shetland pony is making a woman a prisoner in her own home in Australia, local media report.
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Australian uranium blow for Russia

Thursday, September 18th 2008, 4:56
related countries: Russia Russia

An Australian parliamentary committee opposes the sale of uranium to Russia over concerns about its use.
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Kangaroo attack sparks boy hunt

Thursday, September 11th 2008, 11:34

Australian animal welfare authorities appeal for help tracking down a boy filmed viciously attacking a kangaroo.
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Royal alarm

Tuesday, September 9th 2008, 0:32
related countries: Thailand Thailand

Australian faces jail for alleged insult to Thai ruling family
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Living in drought

Monday, September 1st 2008, 17:08

Stories from a parched Australian landscape
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Australia WWII wreck probe begins

Monday, September 1st 2008, 1:52

An inquiry into the 1941 sinking of an Australian naval vessel is to begin hearing evidence from war veterans.
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'The Big Dry'

Sunday, August 31st 2008, 4:11

Australian farmers helpless against drought
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Papua hikers find 'WWII airman'

Friday, August 29th 2008, 9:22
related countries: Papua New Guinea Papua New Guinea

Australian hikers following a trail in Papua New Guinea find the suspected remains of a WWII airman hanging in a tree.
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Papua hikers find 'WWII airman'

Friday, August 29th 2008, 9:22
related countries: Papua New Guinea Papua New Guinea

Australian hikers following a trail in Papua New Guinea find the suspected remains of a WWII airman hanging in a tree.
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Oxygen bottle behind Qantas blast

Friday, August 29th 2008, 6:53

Australian investigators confirm that an exploding oxygen cylinder blew the huge hole in a Qantas plane last month.
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Missing Somalia journalists named

Sunday, August 24th 2008, 15:39
related countries: Canada Canada, Somalia Somalia

Three journalists feared kidnapped in Somalia come from Australia, Canada and Somalia.
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Journalists missing in Somalia

Saturday, August 23rd 2008, 18:07
related countries: Canada Canada, Somalia Somalia

An Australian journalist and his Canadian colleague are missing, feared kidnapped, in Somalia, along with their interpreter.
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Australia's 'Elvis of cricket'

Saturday, August 23rd 2008, 12:06

Nick Bryant visits the birthplace of Australian cricket great Sir Donald Bradman.
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Thursday, August 21st 2008, 7:15

The Australian military has offered to help rescue a starving whale calf, separated from its mother and trying to suckle from boats off Sydney.
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Alleged Nazi 'can be extradited'

Wednesday, August 20th 2008, 11:44
related countries: Hungary Hungary

An Australian court rules 86-year-old Charles Zentai can be extradited to Hungary for alleged WWII war crimes.
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Australian mayor under fire for 'ugly' women plea

Monday, August 18th 2008, 2:26

The mayor of an Australian town comes under fire for saying female "ugly ducklings" might benefit from its shortage of women.
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Aussie pair strikes rowing gold

Saturday, August 16th 2008, 10:58
related countries: Australia Australia

Australian veteran Drew Ginn wins his third Olympic gold in the men's pairs and Australia's double scull also wins.
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Rice sees off Hoff for shock gold

Sunday, August 10th 2008, 2:59

Australian swimmer Stephanie Rice wins the Olympic women's 400m individual medley leaving favourite Katie Hoff in third.
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Eat kangaroo to 'save the planet'

Saturday, August 9th 2008, 14:03

Switching from beef to kangaroo burgers could significantly help to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, an Australian scientist says.
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Australian police bust drugs ring

Friday, August 8th 2008, 5:23

Australian police arrest 16 people after an investigation into an international drugs ring, seizing a record haul of ecstasy pills.
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