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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

Rio detainee is 'in good health'

Saturday, July 11th 2009, 7:08
related countries: China China

Australian officials gain access to a mining executive detained by China accused of bribery and stealing state secrets.
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Australian killed near Papua mine

Saturday, July 11th 2009, 3:40
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia

An Australian worker is shot dead near the Freeport McRoRan mine in Indonesia's restive Papua province, say local reports.
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Rio 'surprise' at bribery claims

Friday, July 10th 2009, 7:24
related countries: Australia Australia, China China

Mining giant Rio Tinto has said it is concerned that four of its employees have been accused by China of bribery.
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China arrests Rio Tinto executive

Wednesday, July 8th 2009, 11:58
related countries: China China

An Australian Rio Tinto executive and three Chinese colleagues are arrested by Chinese authorities on suspicion of spying.
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Australians warned to keep clear of Migaloo the whale

Tuesday, June 30th 2009, 11:40

Australian authorities warn the public to stay away from a rare white humpback whale named Migaloo that has appeared off the east coast.
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Stoned wallabies 'make crop circles' in Tasmania

Thursday, June 25th 2009, 15:14

Australian wallabies are eating opium poppies and creating crop circles as they hop around "as high as a kite", a government official says.
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Australia row over 'fake' e-mail

Monday, June 22nd 2009, 8:12

A political row deepens as an e-mail purportedly suggesting PM Kevin Rudd abused his position is described as a fake by police.
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Australian helicopter crashes trying to get close to crocodile

Monday, June 22nd 2009, 1:37
related countries: Australia Australia

A helicopter pilot crashes after trying to get a closer look at a crocodile in northern Australia.
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Australia PM escalates car spat

Sunday, June 21st 2009, 5:05

Australian leader Kevin Rudd challenges his opponents to back up claims he abused his position by helping a car-dealer friend.
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Fire forces Australia jet to land

Thursday, June 11th 2009, 6:35
related countries: Australia Australia, Guam Guam

An Australian A330 Airbus plane with 203 people on board makes an emergency landing in Guam after a fire in the cockpit.
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Fergus On Flu

Wednesday, June 10th 2009, 9:56

Pandemic 'already started' say Australian experts
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TV chef Gordon Ramsay angers Australian PM

Tuesday, June 9th 2009, 12:50

The Australian Prime Minister criticises Gordon Ramsay after the chef made insulting remarks about TV host Tracy Grimshaw.
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Tourist in Australia clings on for ride of life

Sunday, June 7th 2009, 8:21
related countries: Australia Australia, United States United States

A teenaged American tourist says he spent two hours clinging to the side of a long-distance train as it sped across the Australian outback in the night.
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Rio Tinto scraps China firm deal

Friday, June 5th 2009, 8:33

Anglo-Australian mining giant Rio Tinto scraps a deal with China's Chinalco in favour of a tie-up with rival BHP Billiton.
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Live - French Open

Thursday, June 4th 2009, 13:27
related countries: France France, Russia Russia

Svetlana Kuznetsova takes on Australian Sam Stosur in the second French Open semi-final, looking to join fellow Russian Dinara Safina in the final.
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Fury at school 'mock hanging'

Thursday, June 4th 2009, 9:09

Australian authorities order an inquiry after a school boy falls during a mocking hanging as part of a classroom activity.
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Australia defence minister quits

Thursday, June 4th 2009, 4:40

Australian Defence Minister Joel Fitzgibbon resigns amid questions over expenses and the declaration of gifts.
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Australia mulls race crime laws

Tuesday, June 2nd 2009, 6:39
related countries: India India

Australian authorities consider imposing tougher sentences for hate crimes after a spate of attacks on Indian students.
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Aborigine town camp seizure move

Monday, June 1st 2009, 5:24

The Australian government says it is preparing to seize control of run-down settlements in Alice Springs, known as town camps.
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Grateful dead: Australia admits cash handouts for late citizens

Thursday, May 28th 2009, 7:02

The Australian government admits cash hand-outs aimed at stimulating the economy have been sent to thousands of dead people.
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Man charged over kangaroo attacks

Wednesday, May 20th 2009, 14:16

Australian police charge a man with animal cruelty for allegedly shooting two kangaroos and leaving them for dead.
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Travel costs row hits Australia

Sunday, May 17th 2009, 11:30
related countries: Australia Australia

The Australian government comes under fire for the $1.5m travel expenses it racked up during parliament's 10-week break.
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Australia halts cull of kangaroos

Friday, May 15th 2009, 11:40

An Australian court orders a temporary halt to the killing of thousands of kangaroos, pending a scientific review.
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Kangaroo survives arrow in head

Monday, May 11th 2009, 12:03

An Australian kangaroo shot through the head with an arrow is expected to make a full recovery, wildlife officers say.
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Lessons learned?

Sunday, May 10th 2009, 23:10

Australian bushfire inquiry stirs fierce debate
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Rudd denies hair-dryer tantrum

Friday, May 8th 2009, 11:49
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd denies allegations he "threw a wobbly" in Afghanistan over a hair-dryer.
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UK man lands 'world's best job'

Wednesday, May 6th 2009, 9:51
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Briton Ben Southall is named as caretaker of a tropical Australian island, a position described as "the best job in the world".
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WWI battle grave recovery begins

Monday, May 4th 2009, 23:47
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Experts are due to begin exhuming remains of about 400 British and Australian soldiers killed in WWI in Northern France.
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Court grants teen breast removal

Monday, May 4th 2009, 7:59

An Australian teenager is given permission to have both breasts surgically removed so she more closely resembles a boy.
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Australia delays emissions scheme

Monday, May 4th 2009, 4:44

The Australian government says it will push back a planned carbon emissions trading scheme by a year until 2011.
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Euthanasia doctor allowed into UK

Saturday, May 2nd 2009, 16:30
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

An Australian doctor interviewed at Heathrow Airport when he arrived to hold workshops on euthanasia is allowed to enter the UK.
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Euthanasia doctor allowed into UK

Saturday, May 2nd 2009, 14:36
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

An Australian doctor detained at Heathrow Airport when he arrived to hold workshops on euthanasia is allowed to enter the UK.
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McLaren given suspended race ban

Wednesday, April 29th 2009, 11:01

McLaren receive a suspended three-race ban from motorsport's governing body for misleading stewards at the Australian Grand Prix.
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McLaren await 'lying' punishment

Wednesday, April 29th 2009, 9:51

Motorsport's governing body, the FIA, meet on Wednesday to decide on McLaren's punishment for misleading Australian Grand Prix officials.
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Friday, April 24th 2009, 11:05
related countries: United States United States

An Australian cookie chain threatens legal action against US chain Krispy Kreme for stealing a biscuit name and recipe.
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Appeal in Australia nail gun murder

Friday, April 24th 2009, 8:38
related countries: Australia Australia, China China

Australian police release an X-ray of the skull of a Chinese man shot repeatedly with a nail gun, in an appeal to catch his killers.
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Shark 'dumped' on newspaper's doorstep baffles Australian police

Thursday, April 23rd 2009, 17:45
related countries: Australia Australia

Police in Australia are "dumbfounded" by the dumping of a live shark on the doorstep of a local newspaper.
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Australia expects Sri Lanka boats

Thursday, April 23rd 2009, 4:54
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

Australian officials prepare for asylum seekers from Sri Lanka, where a civil war is causing heavy civilian casualties.
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Anger as Australian fire inquiry opens

Monday, April 20th 2009, 9:25

Victims of February's Australian bushfires say they are being shut out of the official inquiry, as it opens in Melbourne.
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Australia PM furious at smugglers

Friday, April 17th 2009, 9:49

People-smugglers are 'scum', says Australia PM Kevin Rudd, a day after a deadly blast on an asylum-seekers' boat.
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Snake-hunt on board Australian jet as baby pythons escape hold

Thursday, April 16th 2009, 9:53

An Australian airliner is grounded after four baby pythons escape from their container in the aircraft's hold.
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Lost language

Tuesday, April 14th 2009, 1:01

Australian children savour lost dialect of Dharug
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McLaren face FIA 'lying' inquiry

Tuesday, April 7th 2009, 16:28

McLaren will appear before the FIA World Motorsport Council on 29 April to answer charges of misleading race stewards following the Australian Grand Prix.
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Australian rates at 49-year low

Tuesday, April 7th 2009, 6:14

The Australian central bank cuts interest rates to a 49-year low of 3% as the country faces its first recession since 1991.
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Australian canine castaway survives on remote island

Monday, April 6th 2009, 22:12

A pet dog washed overboard and believed drowned is found four months later - as a castaway on a remote island.
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I am not a liar, insists Hamilton

Friday, April 3rd 2009, 11:36
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda

World champion Lewis Hamilton insists he is not dishonest after being disqualified from the Australian Grand Prix for misleading officials.
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Hamilton loses Aussie GP points

Thursday, April 2nd 2009, 16:26
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda

Lewis Hamilton and McLaren are stripped of their podium finish at the Australian Grand Prix and disqualified.
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Australian deluge worsens floods

Thursday, April 2nd 2009, 9:26
related countries: Australia Australia

Rains and flooding described as a once-in-a-century deluge leave thousands stranded along Australia's east coast.
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China deal for Australian miner

Wednesday, April 1st 2009, 6:24
related countries: Australia Australia, China China

Australia's Oz Minerals agrees to sell most of its assets to China's Minmetals just days after a deal had been blocked.
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