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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

Solomons marks peacekeeping mission

Wednesday, July 24th 2013, 5:43
related countries: Solomon Islands Solomon Islands

Solomon Islands marks a decade of the Australian-led peacekeeping mission which tackled ethnic unrest and lawlessness, as troops leave.
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Pattinson ruled out of Ashes series

Tuesday, July 23rd 2013, 9:33
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Australian fast bowler James Pattinson will miss the rest of the Ashes against England with a stress fracture of the lower back.
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Riot hits Australian-run asylum camp

Saturday, July 20th 2013, 4:42
related countries: Nauru Nauru

Order has been restored at an Australian-run immigration detention camp in the Pacific island state of Nauru after rioting broke out on Friday.
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How Australian is Foster’s lager?

Friday, July 19th 2013, 23:55
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Just how Australian is Foster's lager... and how British is Carling?
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'Shark repellent' wetsuits launched

Thursday, July 18th 2013, 13:49

An Australian company working with university researchers develops two wetsuits they say will help protect divers and surfers from shark attacks.
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Glencore halts Australian iron ore

Tuesday, July 16th 2013, 8:27
related countries: Australia Australia, China China, Peru Peru

Glencore Xstrata suspends iron ore production in Australia due to weak demand, and prepares to sell off a Peruvian copper mine on orders from China.
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Australia carbon tax to cost $3.5bn

Tuesday, July 16th 2013, 2:52

Australian PM Kevin Rudd says plans to scrap an unpopular carbon tax will cost A$3.8bn ($3.5bn; £2.3bn), but says families will be better off.
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VIDEO: Reptile rustlers raid Australian zoo

Monday, July 15th 2013, 11:41
related countries: Australia Australia

Thieves have taken more than 20 reptiles - including lizards, geckos and snakes - from a wildlife park in Australia.
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Kevin Rudd in PNG for asylum talks

Monday, July 15th 2013, 6:37
related countries: Papua New Guinea Papua New Guinea

Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd is in Papua New Guinea for talks, as a new poll put his Labor party neck and neck with the opposition.
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Fu secures Australian Open title

Sunday, July 14th 2013, 13:38
related countries: Hong Kong Hong Kong

Hong Kong's Marco Fu beats world number one Neil Robertson 9-6 to win the Australian Open.
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Royal prank call DJ sues employer

Wednesday, July 10th 2013, 7:49
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

An Australian DJ behind a royal prank call linked to the death of a UK nurse sues her employer, saying it failed to provide a safe workplace, local media say.
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Goalkeeper Schwarzer joins Chelsea

Tuesday, July 9th 2013, 19:37

Veteran Australian goalkeeper Mark Schwarzer signs for Chelsea on a one-year-deal after leaving neighbours Fulham.
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Indonesia calls for asylum talks

Friday, July 5th 2013, 10:43
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia

Indonesia's president offers to hold a regional meeting on people-smuggling, at talks with new Australian leader Kevin Rudd.
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Rare Australian night parrot filmed

Thursday, July 4th 2013, 13:49

An Australian naturalist produces evidence that a rare night parrot - one of the world's most mysterious birds - is still alive and living in the outback.
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Rudd set for Indonesia asylum talks

Thursday, July 4th 2013, 9:04
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia

New Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd heads to Indonesia, with talks on asylum policy and people-smuggling set to top the agenda.
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Gerrans takes over yellow jersey

Tuesday, July 2nd 2013, 16:54
related countries: France France
related places: Nice

Simon Gerrans takes the Tour de France leader's yellow jersey after his Orica GreenEdge squad won the team time trial.
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Gerrans wins stage three in Corsica

Monday, July 1st 2013, 16:18
related countries: France France

Australian Simon Gerrans wins a sprint finish to clinch stage three of the Tour de France in Corsica.
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Australia PM Rudd unveils cabinet

Monday, July 1st 2013, 5:29

New Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd unveils his cabinet, five days after ousting Julia Gillard, as polling shows support for Labor is up.
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VIDEO: Kevin Rudd tells media 'just chill'

Friday, June 28th 2013, 9:14

Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd has told the media to "just chill" saying there will be "no avalanche" of policy decisions.
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Rudd has 'learnt lessons from past'

Friday, June 28th 2013, 6:53

Newly returned Australian PM Kevin Rudd says he has learnt from his last experience as premier and will strive to consult with colleagues.
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Rudd sworn in as new Australian PM

Thursday, June 27th 2013, 7:50

Kevin Rudd is sworn in as Australian prime minister, taking over from Julia Gillard a day after he ousted her as Labor Party leader,
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VIDEO: Rudd sworn in as new Australian PM

Thursday, June 27th 2013, 4:56
related countries: Australia Australia

Kevin Rudd has been sworn in as prime minister of Australia, a day after he ousted Julia Gillard as leader of the Labor Party.
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Qantas embroiled in China prison row

Wednesday, June 26th 2013, 14:34
related countries: China China

The Australian airline Qantas investigates newspaper allegations that its in-flight headphones were made by abused inmates in Chinese prisons.
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Gillard and Rudd in leadership vote

Wednesday, June 26th 2013, 9:04

Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard and the man she ousted, Kevin Rudd, are facing off in a party leadership ballot.
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Seven-year-old 'drove drunk man'

Friday, June 21st 2013, 6:16

An Australian man is charged over allegations he let a seven-year-old boy drive him home while he was drunk.
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Australian jailed for Meagher murder

Wednesday, June 19th 2013, 3:34
related countries: Ireland Ireland

Australian Adrian Bayley is jailed for the rape and murder of Irish woman Jill Meagher, with a minimum jail term of 35 years.
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DJ sacked over Gillard interview

Friday, June 14th 2013, 8:12

An Australian radio presenter is sacked after asking PM Julia Gillard in a live interview if her long-term partner, Tim Mathieson, is gay.
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Warner apologises for Root punch

Thursday, June 13th 2013, 17:05
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Australia batsman David Warner apologises for hitting England batsman Joe Root in the face in a bar on Sunday.
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Australian army in new email scandal

Thursday, June 13th 2013, 11:53
related countries: Australia Australia

Australia's army launches an investigation after a series of "explicit and derogatory" emails circulated over the last three years were uncovered.
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Jellyfish sting ends Cuba-US swim

Thursday, June 13th 2013, 2:46
related countries: Cuba Cuba, United States United States
related places: Florida, Havana

A jellyfish sting forces Australian athlete Chloe McCardel to abandon her attempt to swim from Cuba to Florida without a protective shark cage.
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VIDEO: Australia PM condemns 'breast' menu

Wednesday, June 12th 2013, 14:46

Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard has said a menu for an opposition party fundraiser that made crude comments about her body was "grossly sexist".
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Gillard dismisses leadership rumours

Tuesday, June 11th 2013, 4:28

Embattled Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard describes renewed speculation about her leadership prospects as "wasted breath".
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Home brew kills two in Australia

Tuesday, June 11th 2013, 4:05
related countries: Australia Australia

Two men have died and two more are in a critical condition after drinking home-brewed alcohol in the Australian state of Queensland, reports say.
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Australia ends asylum boat rescue

Monday, June 10th 2013, 8:25
related countries: Christmas Island Christmas Island

Australian authorities call off rescue efforts for a boat carrying about 55 asylum seekers that sank north of Christmas Island late last week.
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High roller loses casino lawsuit bid

Wednesday, June 5th 2013, 5:58

A Australian businessman who turned over almost $1.5bn gambling loses a high court bid to sue a casino over his losses.
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Kate prank call DJ award 'bad taste'

Wednesday, June 5th 2013, 4:21
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

An Australian minister says an award for one of the DJs behind a royal prank call linked to the death of a nurse in the UK is in "bad taste".
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Attenborough cancels Australian tour

Tuesday, June 4th 2013, 11:13
related countries: Australia Australia, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

Naturalist Sir David Attenborough cancels a tour of Australia that was scheduled to begin next week in order to have heart surgery in London.
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Gower warns of 'animal mentality'

Tuesday, June 4th 2013, 10:25

Ex-England captain David Gower has spoken of Australian cricket's "feral" mindset ahead of back-to-back Ashes series.
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Billabong takeover talks collapse

Tuesday, June 4th 2013, 6:50

Shares in Australian surfwear maker Billabong plunge after the firm says takeover talks with two potential bidders have collapsed.
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VIDEO: Australian nurse admits arson

Thursday, May 30th 2013, 21:19

In a taped interview with Australian police, former nurse Roger Dean says he started the fire at a nursing home in Sydney which killed 11 people.
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VIDEO: Australia PM dodges sandwich

Thursday, May 30th 2013, 12:15
related countries: Australia Australia
related places: Canberra

Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard has had a sandwich thrown at her while visiting a school in Canberra.
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Sydney blaze nurse admits 11 murders

Monday, May 27th 2013, 3:36

A nurse who started a fire at a nursing home for the elderly in the Australian city of Sydney admits 11 counts of murder.
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Ford to shut Australian production

Thursday, May 23rd 2013, 3:02

Ford Motor says it will shut all its Australian manufacturing plants by October 2016, after more than 85 years making cars in the country.
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Wiggins loses time after Giro fall

Friday, May 10th 2013, 17:12

Sir Bradley Wiggins's hopes of winning the Giro d'Italia for the first time suffer a blow after a crash on stage seven.
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