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Inauguration Assassination Plot Thwarted – Sarum Empire Decapitated as Kor-Azor Ascends to Power

By Svarthol

1B-31U – After weeks of anxious speculation about her true intentions since the outcome of the Succession Trials which ultimately decided her fate, Jamyl Sarum shocked the galaxy by committing ritual suicide (“Shathol’Syn”) without naming an heir to her own family during the Amarr Inaugural Ceremony, thus leaving her colossal military power and territories unclaimed.

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SCC Rules on Patent Dispute, Boundless Creation Releases Schematics

By Svarthol

An SCC ruling on disputed patent claims for hull modification technology opens the door for the licensing and manufacture of devices based on the controversial research. Boundless Creations, one of the companies involved in the settlement, wasted no time today in releasing a schematic for the production of a device utilizing the research breakthroughs.

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Crielere Labs--The End of the Experiment?

By Svarthol

Amidst mass defections and ever-increasing reports of stolen schematics, missing research databases, and the widespread pirating of collated findings, Crielere Labs is slowly going dark. Defiant in the echoing halls of the joint institution, officially known as the Caldari-Gallente Research Facility, project founders Henric Touvolle and Taromi Umailen today held a brief press conference denouncing the “lack of vision responsible for jeopardizing humanity’s greatest hopes.” The fate of the facili...

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Exploit Warning

By Svarthol

Dear Players. We have had some reports of exploitable agent missions. We just want everybody to know that until this issue is fixed we consider the use of this exploit to be a bannable offense. The GMs

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Pirate Alert

By Svarthol

NPC Pirate cruisers have been seen sneaking into Empire Space to haunt the low security zones (0.1 - 0.4 systems). This is a warning to miners and pirate hunters, take caution by using the maximum warp-in range to scout the belts until you have the feel for what kind of danger is to be found there.

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Gag Order Imposed on DED Internal Security Chief – CONCORD Activity Spikes To Alarming Levels

By Svarthol

NEW CALDARI – Incarcerated DED Internal Security Chief Tantoseisen Kakkichi and his legal representative Dantennen Fisk have been issued gag orders, prohibiting them from speaking with members of the press or anyone else outside of CONCORD. The order came as a result of an Inner Circle mandate, and is exclusively reserved for cases that could expose classified information or pose a security risk, internally or otherwise.

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Pioneers of Crielere program call for harmony

By Svarthol

The two leading scientists in the Crielere program, the Gallentean Henric Touvolle and the Caldari Taromi Umailen, have publicly called for unity amongst their fellow scientists following the stunning revelations that top Caldari officials have systematically been stealing blueprints from the Crielere facilities.

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Congratulations!

By Svarthol

Dear EVE players. Together, we have managed to set a new record for simultaneous attendance in-game. The new record is 6.446, up from the old record of 6.301. This just goes to show what we´ve known all along, that EVE has a bright future ahead of it and that the best is certainly yet to come. Great work everybody!

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Rogue CONCORD Commander Turns Himself In, Declares Actions Were Justified

By Svarthol

YULAI – The maverick DED commander who took his fleet into unregulated space turned himself in today at an undisclosed location without incident. The commander’s name is Tantoseisen Kakkichi, the head of Internal Security at the DED. Sources close to CONCORD believe all ships reported missing were accounted for, and that all of the officers-- including Kakkichi--were arrested on arrival.

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Crisis at Crielere as feud erupts

By Svarthol

Finally, after weeks of rumors and speculations, the truth over the disappearance of several valuable blueprints from the Crielere station has been revealed. As expected, some very high-ranking individuals are involved and the whole matter seems poised to topple the Crielere research program. At the heart of the plot to steal original blueprints and prototype items stands the CEO of Ishukone, Otro Gariushi himself.

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CONCORD Task Force Sighted Leaving Empire Borders

By Svarthol

AEDITIDE – An armada of CONCORD police ships, comprised of at least 6 battleships with 8 cruiser escorts, was sighted approaching the Egbinger gate in the Aeditide system and then jumping into unregulated space. The circumstances surrounding this highly unusual, unannounced expedition beyond Empire borders are unknown, as CONCORD representatives have refused to comment on the development.

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Curse Alliance responds to allegations

By Svarthol

CURSE: In the past few days, Minmatar in the Curse Alliance have been responding angrily to the accusations made by certain members of the Thukker Tribe and others. To delve further into this controversial issue, I called upon my good friend and associate Morkalum Takor to report on the matter from the inside of Curse.

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Live dev chat today

By Svarthol

Eve-I.com is hosting a live dev chat today - Monday, 19 Jan. - in IRC. The event takes place at 18:00 GMT on the Coldfront server in the channel #eve-i.com. Eve developers in attendance will include: Hellmar, LeKjart, Solaris and TomB. For more information on using IRC, visit the Coldfront website at http://www.coldfront.net

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'Change and positive growth' - an interview with Halseth Durn

By Svarthol

There are always at least two sides to a conflict, and the one in Venal is no exception. Halseth Durn of Oberon-Inc came forth as the spokesperson of the newly formed alliance a few days ago, and I called upon him to provide me with his view of the events there. Oberon corp is known to many as the progressive Amarrian industrialists on whose agenda is the abolishment of slavery, in favour of high-tech equipment.

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Crielere: Investigation points to top

By Svarthol

Preliminary findings in the independent investigation on the blueprint theft from the Crielere research facility, recently initiated by Gallente President Foiritan, strongly indicate that personnel at the very top may be involved. While no names have been mentioned, it is believed that the theft was no outside job or petty theft by a disgruntled employee, as some have suggested, but rather an elaborate and deliberate act intended to personally enrich some of the leaders of the research project. ...

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Technical difficulties!

By Svarthol

Dear players, we are experiencing some technical problems at the moment and the server is not running as smoothly as it should. Players running agent missions may have difficulty finishing missions on time. Therefore we recommend that missions be avoided for the time being if possible. The server people are looking into the matter and hopefully things will be back to normal soon.

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'Venal is Cursed' - an interview with Jade Constantine

By Svarthol

Far beyond Caldari space lies a region named Venal. It is a rich but dangerous area of space, and home to the infamous Guristas pirate cabal. Enterprising corporations have been going there for ages, to harvest its plentiful asteroid belts and to collect CONCORD issued bounties. But what makes Venal different from other regions in this galaxy? Why have several allianced risen and fallen there, and why is there almost constant warfare - if not between alliances, then war within an alliance? A few...

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Theology Council concludes inquiry into heir ‘incident’ – Articio cleared

By Svarthol

The Amarr Theology Council made an inquiry into the ‘incident’ involving the royal heir Articio Kor-Azor at the request of the church authorities where the ‘incident’ took place. The Council has now concluded the inquiry and reported its findings. Surprisingly little is said in the report and it seems the Council was unable to delve deep into the secrecy shrouding the infamous ‘incident’.

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