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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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Aruba: news

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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Qantas faces special safety probe

Sunday, August 3rd 2008, 9:31

Australian aviation authorities announce a special review of airline Qantas, after three safety scares in eight days.
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WWI grave troops to be reburied

Thursday, July 31st 2008, 12:26
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The remains of British and Australian WWI troops are to be taken from a mass grave and reburied in individual plots.
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Bug feast saves Outback pest man

Wednesday, July 30th 2008, 10:51

A former pest-control officer found himself eating insects to survive after he lost his bearings in the Australian Outback.
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'Tank exploded' on Qantas jet

Wednesday, July 30th 2008, 8:40

An exploding oxygen cylinder was the probable cause of a hole in an Australian passenger plane, a safety official confirms.
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Hackett tips Phelps to set record

Tuesday, July 29th 2008, 9:15
related countries: China China, United States United States
related places: Beijing, Phelps

Australian swimming great Grant Hackett says American Michael Phelps can eclipse Mark Spitz's record by winning eight golds at Beijing.
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Australia abandons asylum policy

Tuesday, July 29th 2008, 8:40

The Australian government abandons the country's controversial policy of jailing all asylum seekers.
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Fragments found on Qantas plane

Monday, July 28th 2008, 10:47

Australian officials find fragments of a missing oxygen tank from a Qantas plane that made an emergency landing on Friday.
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Condoleezza Rice talks shopping with Australian schoolgirls

Friday, July 25th 2008, 9:43
related countries: United States United States

US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice tells Australian schoolgirls she is looking forward to having time to shop again.
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White humpback sighted off Australian coast

Tuesday, July 22nd 2008, 10:48

White humpback sighted off Australian coast
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'Dr Death' returns to Australia

Monday, July 21st 2008, 11:01
related countries: Australia Australia, United States United States

A man dubbed 'Dr Death' by the Australian media returns from the US to face charges he failed patients in his care.
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Pet dog rescues woman from kangaroo attack

Saturday, July 19th 2008, 15:07

An Australian woman is attacked by a kangaroo but saved by a pet dog who leapt to her aid, her son says.
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Airline Qantas to cut 1,500 jobs

Friday, July 18th 2008, 7:55

Australian airline Qantas says it is shedding 1,500 of its 36,000 staff as it seeks to cope with soaring fuel costs.
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Pope hits out at consumer culture

Thursday, July 17th 2008, 8:03

Pope Benedict XVI attacks popular culture and consumerism in an address to tens of thousands of young Catholics.
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Pereiro doubting Evans challenge

Tuesday, July 15th 2008, 16:40
related countries: France France, Spain Spain
related places: Evans

2006 Tour winner Oscar Pereiro doubts Australian Cadel Evans can keep his overall lead in the Tour de France because of a weak back-up team.
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Australian athletes offered Tibet 'protest packs' for Beijing

Monday, July 14th 2008, 15:29
related countries: China China
related places: Beijing

Australian athletes and supporters headed to the Beijing Olympics are offered a special kit to campaign for Tibetan independence.
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'Breakthrough' in malaria fight

Monday, July 14th 2008, 11:26
related countries: Australia Australia

Australian scientists say they have made a discovery that could be a major breakthrough in the fight against malaria.
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Australian TV evicts Big Brother

Monday, July 14th 2008, 10:34

The Australian version of reality TV series Big Brother is axed, seven years after it began on Network Ten.
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Australian PM in new nude art row

Monday, July 7th 2008, 12:03

Australian PM Kevin Rudd criticises a photo of a naked girl in an magazine that re-ignited a row over depicting children.
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Australia 'needs carbon trading'

Friday, July 4th 2008, 11:09

An Australian government advisor on climate change calls for a national emissions trading scheme to combat global warming.
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Australia deaths doctor to return

Thursday, June 26th 2008, 5:19
related countries: Australia Australia, India India, United States United States

Australian ex-patients of an Indian surgeon facing multiple charges welcome his decision not to fight extradition from the US.
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Doctor 'accepts Australia return'

Thursday, June 26th 2008, 5:19
related countries: Australia Australia, India India, United States United States

Australian ex-patients of an Indian surgeon facing multiple charges welcome his decision not to fight extradition from the US.
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Australian charged with drink-driving - in a motorised wheelchair

Monday, June 23rd 2008, 10:25
related countries: Australia Australia

Police in northern Australia charge a man with drink-driving - in a motorised wheelchair.
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Aborigines threaten to shut Uluru

Saturday, June 21st 2008, 10:45

Aboriginal leaders threaten to ban tourists from a top Australian landmark in protest at "racist" government policies.
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Australian rivers 'face disaster'

Wednesday, June 18th 2008, 5:35
related countries: Australia Australia

Parts of Australia's Murray-Darling river basin will be beyond recovery unless they receive water soon, scientists warn.
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Australian women flock to be 'Jillaroos' on outback farms

Monday, June 9th 2008, 10:31

Farms in the Australian outback - which have long had problems attracting workers - are now reporting a surge of interest from young women.
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Rudd moots EU-style Asia-Pac bloc

Thursday, June 5th 2008, 6:40

Australian PM Kevin Rudd proposes the creation of a new Asia-Pacific bloc, similar to the European Union.
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Sydney police boss 'in drug ring'

Tuesday, June 3rd 2008, 8:22

A senior Australian police officer is charged over an alleged plot to import half a tonne of drug-making chemicals.
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