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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

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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Test case

Monday, July 27th 2009, 23:24

Australian winter offers lessons in handling swine flu
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Johnson will come good - Haddin

Monday, July 27th 2009, 17:21

Australian wicketkeeper Brad Haddin plays down concerns over the form of pace bowler Mitchell Johnson ahead of the third Ashes Test at Edgbaston.
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Islamic school ban sparks protest

Monday, July 27th 2009, 4:38

The decision by an Australian state government to ban an Islamic school planned for Sydney sparks protests.
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Taser-hit man burst into flames

Tuesday, July 21st 2009, 13:09

An Australian man who was sniffing petrol bursts into flames when the police fire a Taser weapon at him.
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Ashes live - England v Australia

Monday, July 20th 2009, 9:24
related countries: Australia Australia, United Kingdom United Kingdom

England beat Australia in a Lord's Test for the first time since 1934 as Andrew Flintoff takes five wickets.
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Live - The Open

Sunday, July 19th 2009, 15:30

Five-time champion Tom Watson and fellow American Stewart Cink are in a play-off at the 138th Open Championship at Turnberry.
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Five bludgeoned in Sydney attack

Sunday, July 19th 2009, 8:15

Five people have been found bludgeoned to death at a home in the Australian city of Sydney, police say.
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Missing backpacker is found alive

Wednesday, July 15th 2009, 15:51
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A 19-year-old British backpacker missing for a fortnight in the Australian bush west of Sydney has been found alive.
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Australia warns China on spy case

Wednesday, July 15th 2009, 7:13
related countries: China China
related places: Shanghai

Australian PM Kevin Rudd reminds China that the world is watching how it handles a case of alleged business espionage in Shanghai.
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Doubts emerge over Papua killings

Tuesday, July 14th 2009, 4:14
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia

An autopsy on a man killed at a Papuan mine and rebels' denial of any role cast doubt over who committed recent shootings.
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East Timor shooting case to trial

Monday, July 13th 2009, 4:20
related countries: East Timor East Timor

An Australian woman goes on trial for attempting to kill East Timorese President Jose Ramos-Horta last year.
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Second death near Indonesia mine

Sunday, July 12th 2009, 11:13
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia, United States United States

A security guard is shot dead outside a US-operated Indonesian mine, a day after an Australian worker was killed.
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Ashes live - England v Australia

Saturday, July 11th 2009, 9:12
related countries: Australia Australia, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Cardiff

England are reduced to 20-2, a 219-run deficit, at tea on day four of the first Ashes Test against Australia in Cardiff.
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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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