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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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'Australian Taleban' trial delay

Tuesday, November 15th 2005, 12:30
related countries: United States United States

A federal judge in the US suspends the war crimes trial of an Australian prisoner at Guantanamo base.
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Virgin Blue profits drop on fuel

Wednesday, November 16th 2005, 7:31

Australian budget airline Virgin Blue, quarter-owned by Sir Richard Branson's Virgin Group, sees annual profits dip.
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Anger as Singapore hanging looms

Friday, November 25th 2005, 2:29
related countries: China China, Singapore Singapore

A former Australian PM calls Singapore a "rogue Chinese port" as it prepares to hang a drug smuggler.
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Australia 'should charge' surgeon

Wednesday, November 30th 2005, 10:44

An Australian enquiry says a surgeon linked to 13 patient deaths should face manslaughter charges.
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Australian hanged in Singapore

Friday, December 2nd 2005, 5:42
related countries: Singapore Singapore

Australian drug smuggler Nguyen Tuong Van is hanged in Singapore, despite repeated pleas for clemency.
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Australian banker quits after row

Friday, December 2nd 2005, 7:39
related countries: Australia Australia

A board member of Australia's central bank quits amid a growing row about his business affairs.
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Australian warning over hanging

Friday, December 2nd 2005, 10:39
related countries: Australia Australia, Singapore Singapore
related places: Melbourne

Australia's prime minister says Singapore's execution of a Melbourne man may harm links between their peoples.
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Rugby: Wallabies coach fired

Friday, December 2nd 2005, 16:08

Eddie Jones loses his job as Australia boss after a run of eight defeats in nine games.
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Singapore execution prompts mixed emotions

Saturday, December 3rd 2005, 12:08
related countries: Singapore Singapore

The hanging of an Australian drug smuggler in Singapore prompts outrage and sadness in the press.
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Murdoch was set up, lawyer claims

Monday, December 5th 2005, 8:07

The lawyer for murder suspect Bradley Murdoch says police investigating Peter Falconio's murder may have framed him.
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Australia buries executed Nguyen

Wednesday, December 7th 2005, 4:40
related countries: Singapore Singapore

Hundreds of mourners attend the Melbourne funeral of an Australian executed in Singapore for drug-smuggling.
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'Tortured' Australian speaks out

Wednesday, December 7th 2005, 10:15
related countries: United States United States

Australian Mamdouh Habib says he was caught up in the US policy of transferring terror suspects abroad, and abused.
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Warne lands BBC accolade

Sunday, December 11th 2005, 21:47

Australian leg-spin great Shane Warne is named BBC Overseas Sports Personality of the Year 2005.
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Howard condemns riots in Sydney

Monday, December 12th 2005, 6:47

Australian PM John Howard calls for ethnic and religious tolerance in the wake of race riots in Sydney.
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Second night of riots hits Sydney

Monday, December 12th 2005, 14:26

Fresh violence breaks out in Sydney, despite PM John Howard's condemning the weekend's race riots.
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Terror suspect becomes UK citizen

Tuesday, December 13th 2005, 10:58
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

David Hicks, the so-called Australian Taleban, wins a High Court battle to become a British citizen.
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Terror suspect becomes UK citizen

Tuesday, December 13th 2005, 12:46
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

David Hicks, the so-called 'Australian Taleban' held in Guantanamo Bay, wins a court battle to become a British citizen.
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Murdoch guilty of Falconio murder

Tuesday, December 13th 2005, 15:42
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Australian Bradley Murdoch is jailed for life for murdering UK backpacker Peter Falconio on a deserted outback road.
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Swimming: Aussie photo row

Wednesday, December 14th 2005, 10:14

Australian swimming faces a storm of protest after using mock executions at a training camp.
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Sydney police patrol beach areas

Saturday, December 17th 2005, 8:44

More than 1,500 Australian police patrol beaches around Sydney to try to avert more racial violence.
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Arms seized in Sydney beach raid

Sunday, December 18th 2005, 12:04

Australian police seize petrol bombs, swords and iron bars in a major effort to prevent further racial violence.
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Power firm gets extortion threat

Monday, December 19th 2005, 10:38

Australian power firm Delta Electricity receives an extortion demand that threatens to sabotage its power plants.
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Australian faces death in Vietnam

Tuesday, December 20th 2005, 5:58
related countries: Vietnam Vietnam

An Australian of Vietnamese origin is sentenced to death for drug trafficking, a court official in Vietnam confirms.
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Appeal over 'Australian Taleban'

Tuesday, December 27th 2005, 0:28
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Whitehall appeals against a ruling that an Australian imprisoned at Guantanamo Bay is a UK citizen.
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Media magnate Kerry Packer dies

Tuesday, December 27th 2005, 12:59

Kerry Packer, the Australian tycoon who transformed cricket in the 1970s, dies aged 68.
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French fight New Caledonia fires

Sunday, January 1st 2006, 15:50
related countries: France France, New Caledonia New Caledonia

French and Australian firefighters fly in to tackle forest fires blazing for a week in New Caledonia.
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Australian fires continue to rage

Monday, January 2nd 2006, 4:58
related countries: Australia Australia

Bushfires destroy more than a dozen homes in south-eastern Australia, and threaten hundreds more.
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Australian plane crash kills five

Monday, January 2nd 2006, 6:02
related countries: Australia Australia

A small aircraft crashes in eastern Australia, killing five people and injuring two others.
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Australian arsonists under watch

Tuesday, January 3rd 2006, 8:47
related countries: Australia Australia

Police in Australia are monitoring up to 30 known arsonists, as bushfires continue to burn in the south-east.
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Tennis: Agassi quits Aussie Open

Thursday, January 5th 2006, 3:34

Four-times former champion Andre Agassi withdraws from the Australian Open with an ankle injury.
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'Gang of sharks' kills Australian

Sunday, January 8th 2006, 11:35

An Australian woman dies after being attacked by up to three sharks in shallow waters near Brisbane.
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Live: Davenport v Dellacqua

Monday, January 16th 2006, 0:03

Score updates as Lindsay Davenport faces Casey Dellacqua on day one of the Australian Open.
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Tennis: Easy win for Davenport

Monday, January 16th 2006, 1:14

Germany's Julia Schruff beats ninth seed Elena Dementieva on day one of the Australian Open in Melbourne.
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Tennis: Venus crashes out

Monday, January 16th 2006, 4:36
related countries: Bulgaria Bulgaria

Bulgaria's Tszvetana Pironkova beats 10th seed Venus Williams on day one of the Australian Open.
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Australia probes Iraq 'kickbacks'

Monday, January 16th 2006, 6:33
related countries: Australia Australia, Iraq Iraq

Australia's wheat exporter AWB made millions of dollars of illegal payments to Iraq, a government inquiry is told.
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Tennis: Federer's opening win

Tuesday, January 17th 2006, 1:37

Roger Federer thrashes Denis Istomin in his opening match at the Australian Open.
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Live: Murray v Chela

Tuesday, January 17th 2006, 5:16

The latest action as Andy Murray takes on Juan Ignacio Chela at the Australian Open.
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Tennis: Chela beats Murray

Tuesday, January 17th 2006, 5:30

Juan Ignacio Chela hammers an out-of-form Andy Murray at the Australian Open.
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Tennis: Hewitt survives thriller

Tuesday, January 17th 2006, 8:14

Third seed Lleyton Hewitt fights back to beat unseeded Robin Vik at the Australian Open.
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Australia firm 'knew of kickbacks'

Tuesday, January 17th 2006, 11:09
related countries: Iraq Iraq
related places: Saddam

Managers at Australian wheat exporter AWB were aware of kickbacks paid to Saddam's Iraq, an inquiry hears.
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Live: Davenport v Sprem

Wednesday, January 18th 2006, 0:06

Score updates as Lindsay Davenport faces Karolina Sprem on day three of the Australian Open.
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Tennis: Serena thrashes Pin

Wednesday, January 18th 2006, 5:31

Serena Williams thrashes Camille Pin in round two of the Australian Open.
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Tennis: Davenport defeats Sprem

Wednesday, January 18th 2006, 10:35

Top seed Lindsay Davenport beats Karolina Sprem at the Australian Open, despite a poor performance.
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Australian wheat scandal widens

Wednesday, January 18th 2006, 12:08
related countries: Iraq Iraq

An Australian exporter admits it inflated its prices during the Iraqi oil-for-food programme.
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Live: Federer v Mayer

Thursday, January 19th 2006, 1:53

Top seed Roger Federer takes on Florian Mayer on day four of the Australian Open.
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Tennis: Easy win for Federer

Thursday, January 19th 2006, 3:16

Roger Federer plays near his best as he thrashes Florian Mayer at the Australian Open.
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