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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

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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Australian dies after court win

Monday, September 21st 2009, 4:46

An Australian quadriplegic, who last month won a landmark legal right to starve to death, dies.
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Australian attacked in Belgrade

Sunday, September 20th 2009, 21:56
related countries: Serbia and Montenegro Serbia and Montenegro
related places: Belgrade

Serbian police report the second attack on a foreigner in four days, as police arrest suspected members of far-right groups.
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Australian man goes on run with 'death row' dog

Friday, September 18th 2009, 9:49

An Australian man who freed his dog from an animal pound's "death row" and then went on the run, offers to surrender, police say.
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Australia debates citizens' tests

Friday, September 18th 2009, 3:12

Australian MPs debate changes to controversial citizenship tests said to discriminate against non-English speakers.
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Australia father faces rape trial

Thursday, September 17th 2009, 11:13

Australian police charge a man with sex offences that media reports say relate to the rape of his daughter over decades.
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Australia demands Telstra split

Tuesday, September 15th 2009, 2:18

The Australian government says telecoms giant Telstra must break up, ahead of a national broadband roll-out.
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Australia discovers new dinosaur

Thursday, August 27th 2009, 10:28

Australian palaeontologists discover a new species of dinosaur on a sheep farm in the northern state of Queensland.
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Australian surfers to aid Japan

Monday, August 24th 2009, 4:41
related countries: Japan Japan

Australian surf lifesavers travel to Japan to help reduce high rates of drowning deaths at beaches.
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Nice sprummer we're having! Does Australia need extra seasons?

Saturday, August 22nd 2009, 5:01

An Australian scientist says the country needs five or six seasons to suit its climate, not just four.
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Australia-China tie 'challenging'

Thursday, August 20th 2009, 8:25
related countries: China China
related places: Beijing

Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd says ties with China are "challenging", as his Beijing ambassador flies home for talks.
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Ashes bookmaker allegation probed

Wednesday, August 19th 2009, 14:14

Cricket chiefs praise Australian team management for alerting them to an approach to a player by a man suspected of ties to illegal bookmaking.
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UN investigates Australia rights

Monday, August 17th 2009, 8:03
related countries: Australia Australia

A senior UN official investigates complaints by Australian Aboriginal communities that the government is violating their rights.
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Australian man wins right to die

Friday, August 14th 2009, 8:17

In a precedent-setting ruling, an Australian court tells a quadriplegic man who wants to die he can have his care stopped.
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Two foreign contractors killed in Iraq

Sunday, August 9th 2009, 19:34
related countries: Iraq Iraq, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Baghdad

A British man is arrested after another Briton and an Australian contractor die in a shooting in Baghdad's Green Zone.
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Australia assures Indian students

Friday, August 7th 2009, 11:33
related countries: India India

Australian PM Kevin Rudd assures the visiting Indian foreign minister that steps will be take to ensure the safety of Indian students.
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Koala that inspired Australia after bush fires dies during operation

Thursday, August 6th 2009, 9:00
related countries: Australia Australia

A Australian koala named Sam which became a celebrity after being rescued from wildfires dies during surgery.
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Australia detains terror suspects

Tuesday, August 4th 2009, 8:12

Australian police arrest four people after uncovering what they say was a terror plot linked to a Somali Islamist group.
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Radio show axed over rape furore

Monday, August 3rd 2009, 9:33

An Australian radio show is pulled off air following a lie detector stunt which saw a 14-year-old girl say she had been raped.
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