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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

Australia spill '10 times worse'

Saturday, March 14th 2009, 14:56

An oil spill along the coast of Queensland is 10 times worse than originally thought, Australian authorities say.
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Australian coast hit by oil spill

Thursday, March 12th 2009, 11:16
related countries: Australia Australia

An oil slick coats beaches and wildlife along Australia's east coast, after a cargo ships spills its load in stormy seas.
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Australian wine hit by downturn

Wednesday, March 4th 2009, 6:27
related countries: Australia Australia

Australia's wine industry is the latest casualty of global economic woes, as Australia announces falling exports.
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Winds stoke Victoria fire fears

Tuesday, March 3rd 2009, 8:25
related countries: Seychelles Seychelles
related places: Victoria

Firefighters in the Australian state of Victoria are on alert as high winds threaten to ignite more deadly bushfires.
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Sydney race film back at cinemas

Monday, March 2nd 2009, 11:33

An Australian cinema chain is to resume screenings of a film about race riots pulled after a violent reaction from audiences.
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Shark attacks Australian surfer

Sunday, March 1st 2009, 12:54

An Australian surfer is attacked by a shark at a northern Sydney beach - the third such attack in as many weeks.
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Woods fit and ready for comeback

Tuesday, February 24th 2009, 18:21

Tiger Woods says he feels fitter than ever as he prepares to return after eight months out at the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship in Arizona.
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Australia battles fresh bushfires

Tuesday, February 24th 2009, 8:55
related countries: Seychelles Seychelles
related places: Victoria

Australian firefighters tackle more blazes in Victoria, as forecasters warn of hot, windy weather at the weekend.
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Deadly Australian bushfires flare

Monday, February 23rd 2009, 11:26

More Australian residents are forced to flee their homes amid renewed bushfires, as the official death toll rises to 210.
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Thailand frees Australian writer

Saturday, February 21st 2009, 4:37
related countries: Thailand Thailand

Harry Nicolaides, an Australian writer jailed in Thailand for defaming its monarch, is pardoned and set free.
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Australian island job draws 'wild applicants'

Friday, February 20th 2009, 11:02
related countries: Australia Australia

The deadline is approaching for applications for "the best job in the world" - caretaker of the Great Barrier Reef in Australia.
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Australian doll of US financier Bernard Madoff 'a smash'

Thursday, February 19th 2009, 11:31
related countries: United States United States

An Australian toy designer causes a storm with his smashable doll of US financier Bernard Madoff, accused of a $50bn fraud.
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Australian bushfires toll rises

Thursday, February 19th 2009, 9:32
related countries: Australia Australia

The number of victims of the Australia bushfires rises to 208, but police say they do not expect the toll to go much higher.
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Boy's body found in crocodile

Wednesday, February 18th 2009, 5:13

The remains of an Australian boy who disappeared 10 days ago are found in the stomach of a crocodile, police say.
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Australian arson suspect named

Monday, February 16th 2009, 9:03
related countries: Australia Australia

The first suspect to be charged with arson over Australia's bushfires is named, despite fears for his safety.
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Chinese firm to buy Oz Minerals

Monday, February 16th 2009, 8:21
related countries: China China

Chinese firm Minmetals offeres to buy debt-laden Australian miner Oz Minerals for 2.6bn Australian dollars ($1.7bn, £1.2bn).
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Australian man charged with arson

Friday, February 13th 2009, 8:17

Australian police charge a man with "arson causing death" after a week of devastating fires, which left at least 181 dead.
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Australian stimulus plan approved

Friday, February 13th 2009, 2:38

The Australian Senate approves the Labor government's A$42bn stimulus plan, after earlier blocking the bill.
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Australia to rethink fire policy

Thursday, February 12th 2009, 22:29
related countries: Seychelles Seychelles
related places: Victoria

Australia plans to remove obstacles to a nationwide fire alert system, in the wake of the devastating bushfires.
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Chinese investment in Rio Tinto

Thursday, February 12th 2009, 11:03
related countries: China China

Anglo-Australian miner Rio Tinto says China's state-owned Chinalco is to invest a further $19.5bn in the business.
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Australian stimulus plan blocked

Thursday, February 12th 2009, 10:15

The Australian Senate rejects the Labor government's A$42bn stimulus plan, as the opposition says it is too expensive.
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Fire aftermath 'too distressing'

Wednesday, February 11th 2009, 6:22

Australian police stop some residents of fire-hit areas from returning home, saying the scenes are too gruesome.
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Australian fires toll passes 100

Sunday, February 8th 2009, 19:41

Bush fires in southern Australia wipe out towns and kill at least 108 people, the worst fire death toll in the country's history.
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Australian pilot lands plane in harbour

Friday, February 6th 2009, 12:12
related countries: Australia Australia
related places: Darwin

The pilot of a light aircraft is forced to land in Darwin harbour after engine trouble in northern Australia.
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Nadal thrilled with Aussie title

Sunday, February 1st 2009, 16:42

Rafael Nadal says winning his first Grand Slam title on hard courts is extra special after beating Roger Federer at the Australian Open.
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Nadal beats Federer in epic final

Sunday, February 1st 2009, 13:15

Rafael Nadal produces a display of incredible defiance to defeat Roger Federer and win his first Australian Open title.
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Australia battles with bushfires

Sunday, February 1st 2009, 12:03
related countries: Seychelles Seychelles
related places: Victoria

Firefighters struggle to contain bushfires in the Australian state of Victoria, following a record-breaking heatwave.
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Live text - Federer v Nadal

Sunday, February 1st 2009, 7:58

Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal are into a fifth set in a classic Australian Open final in Melbourne.
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Australia counts heatwave deaths

Saturday, January 31st 2009, 13:55

Australian officials fear about 20 people have died as temperatures of over 40C (104F) hit the south-east of the country.
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Serena regains Aussie Open crown

Saturday, January 31st 2009, 9:46

Serena Williams sweeps aside Dinara Safina 6-0 6-3 to claim a fourth Australian Open title in Melbourne.
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Live text - Serena v Safina

Saturday, January 31st 2009, 8:18

Serena Williams takes on Dinara Safina in the final of the Australian Open.
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Nadal into final after epic win

Friday, January 30th 2009, 14:09

Rafael Nadal will meet Roger Federer in the Australian Open final after battling past fellow Spaniard Fernando Verdasco.
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Live text - Nadal v Verdasco

Friday, January 30th 2009, 11:29

World number one Rafael Nadal faces fellow Spaniard Fernando Verdasco at the Australian Open, with Roger Federer waiting in the final.
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Venus & Serena win doubles title

Friday, January 30th 2009, 6:32

Venus and Serena Williams win the Australian Open doubles title, their eighth Grand Slam trophy.
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Sublime Federer eases into final

Thursday, January 29th 2009, 11:00

Roger Federer strolls into the final of the Australian Open with a straight sets win over Andy Roddick 6-2 7-5 7-5.
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Live text - Federer v Roddick

Wednesday, January 28th 2009, 23:00
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Roger Federer crushes Andy Roddick in straight sets to reach the Australian Open final after Serena Williams and Dinara Safina book their place in the women's final.
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Nadal sets up Verdasco semi-final

Wednesday, January 28th 2009, 12:48

Top seed Rafael Nadal beats Gilles Simon to set up a meeting with fellow Spaniard Fernando Verdasco in the last four of the Australian Open.
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Live text - Nadal v Simon

Tuesday, January 27th 2009, 23:15

World number one Rafael Nadal takes on Gilles Simon on day 10 of the Australian Open, after wins for Fernando Verdasco, Serena Williams and Elena Dementieva.
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Federer to face Roddick in semis

Tuesday, January 27th 2009, 12:39

Roger Federer thrashes Juan Martin del Potro to set up a semi-final with Andy Roddick at the Australian Open.
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Australia denies whaling 'deal'

Tuesday, January 27th 2009, 5:41
related countries: Japan Japan

Two Australian cabinet ministers reject reports of a possible compromise with Japan to allow some commercial whaling.
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Zvonareva storms into semi-finals

Tuesday, January 27th 2009, 3:31
related countries: France France

Seventh seed Vera Zvonareva makes short work of France's Marion Bartoli to win 6-3 6-0 and reach the Australian Open semi-finals.
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Australian Open day nine as it happened

Monday, January 26th 2009, 23:14
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Second seed Roger Federer thrashes Argentine Juan Martin del Potro to book an Australian Open semi-final against Andy Roddick.
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Third Fiji publisher 'expelled'

Monday, January 26th 2009, 15:55
related countries: Fiji Fiji

Fiji's military rulers move to deport an Australian newspaper publisher on the eve of a regional summit.
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Murray offers no excuses for exit

Monday, January 26th 2009, 11:51

Andy Murray refuses to make excuses after his fourth-round exit from the Australian Open at the hands of Fernando Verdasco.
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Murray sent crashing by Verdasco

Monday, January 26th 2009, 8:02
related countries: Spain Spain

Andy Murray's Australian Open hopes end with a five-set defeat by Spain's Fernando Verdasco in round four.
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Australia Day change rejected

Monday, January 26th 2009, 5:41

Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd rejects a proposal to change the date of the country's national day.
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Live text - Australian Open

Sunday, January 25th 2009, 23:00
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

James Blake takes on Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in the fourth round of the Australian Open after Andy Murray's defeat by Fernando Verdasco.
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Federer survives five-set scare

Sunday, January 25th 2009, 15:44

Second seed Roger Federer narrowly survives a scare at the hands of Tomas Berdych to reach the quarter-finals of the Australian Open.
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