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Khumaak debate reaches feverous levels – massive rally planned

By Svarthol

Still the Minmatar Republic debates with itself on whether or not to ban the Khumaak, an ornamental weapon traditionally carried in ceremonial circumstances by high-ranking fleet and military officers. The Tribal Council is still no closer to reaching a resolution, both Sebiestor and Krusual tribe leaders having exchanged harsh words throughout the week in a series of hard-fought debates. Meanwhile the Republic’s cities are alive with protests and demonstrations, and violence is reported to have...

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Republic Parliament Issues “Statement of Concern” Regarding Foiritan’s Promises to Articio Kor-Azor

By Svarthol

In a formal statement today, the Minmatar Republic Parliament expressed “fervent hope that our friends in the Federation continue to exercise caution and responsibility in their efforts to recover the Crielere project scientists.” Citing concerns over the rumored concession of trade and mining rights to Gallentean border regions, Republic Parliament made the statement, “in hopes of expressing our profound concern over the safety and inviolability of Republic Sovereignty in areas adjacent to the ...

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Guristas Forces Withdraw From Crielere and Surrounding Systems

By Svarthol

The Guristas have ceased all major military operations in the vicinity of the Crielere system, concluding one of the largest recorded full-scale conflicts within Empire space. Once the site of epic engagements between the pirate invaders and a volunteer defense force comprised of Empire citizens, Crielere space has been abandoned.

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SCC to up the price for creating a corporation

By Svarthol

In a statement sent out earlier today the Secure Commerce Committee (SCC) announces that the cost for creating a new corporation will be increased to 1,500,000 isk in the very near future. The CEO of SCC, Laurene Afrostel, explains that SCC handles the paperwork for corporations and is getting swamped by the amount of small, insignificant corporations out there today.

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Ecliptical slain - Articio Kor-Azor “not in mourning”

By Svarthol

Amarr champion Ecliptical was slain by an unnamed assailant of Omega Corp, this morning at 7:20 GMT in the 7R5-7R system, deep in the Stain region. While reports of the killing are conflicting, it is evident that Ecliptical's escape pod was breached, prompting his clone to be initiated. Emperor Doriam Kor-Azor was not available for comment, but his son Articio is claimed to have said “Well I’m not in mourning.

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Foiritan convinces Articio to concede scientists

By Svarthol

Gallente President Souro Foiritan has pulled of a real coup by convincing Articio Kor-Azor to give up the Crielere scientists he recently bought. A deal was struck in the early hours of the morning after prolonged discussions between Federation diplomats and representatives of the royal heir. Details of this deal are still sketchy, but are thought to include trade and mining rights, tech exchange and intelligence cooperation.

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Tempers rise as Khumaak controversy escalates further

By Svarthol

In the six days since the Sebiestor tribe first put forth their motion to place a ban on the ceremonial Khumaak the Minmatar Republic has been split on the issue, with the schism between the two camps widening every day. According to a source inside the Republic’s Tribal Council, a council meeting yesterday saw harsh exchanges between Tenerhaddi Dykon, the Krusual tribe leader, and Karin Midular, leader of the Sebiestor Tribe. According to the source Midular has been quoted as raising her voice ...

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Federation President sets out to rescue enslaved scientists

By Svarthol

The public, and especially the science community, is distraught over the fate of scientists Touvolle and Umailen, pioneers of the now defunct Crielere program. Now Federation President Foiritan, acting under his own initiative, has decided to employ his considerable political clout to get the scientists back from the clutches of Articio Kor-Azor.

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What are Articio’s intentions for renowned scientists?

By Svarthol

Speculations are flying now that the Guristas have revealed that they sold the famous Crielere scientists to Articio Kor-Azor, one of the Amarrian royal heirs. Articio has hitherto not shown much interest in scientific pursuits, let alone those advocated by the Crielere pair - that of science being used to further mankind indiscriminately.

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Citizens demand the release of scientists - Kor-Azor remains silent

By Svarthol

Following the news of Articio Kor-Azor buying the Crielere scientists from 'Rabbit' Kosakami, a growing wave of protest has been rising from citizens of both the Gallente federation and the Caldari state. Despite the fact that there has so far been no evidence of the scientists actually being enslaved by the Kor-Azor heir, the demands for their release is getting louder - especially on the Gallente side, where people whisper that the president is getting ready to propose economic sanctions again...

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Republic galvanized as Khumaak debate continues

By Svarthol

The Minmatar Republic is currently alive with debate over whether the Sebiestor tribe’s motion to place a ban on the Khumaak, a ceremonial weapon worn by statesmen and senior officers of the armed forces, should be passed into law. Tribal Council meetings in the days since the proposal have been filled with vitriol, both sides making increasingly strongly-worded statements on what has now been termed both a “glowing testament to the Minmatar race’s indomitable spirit” and a “harmful symbol of ha...

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Guristas go into hiding as scientists are sold to Emperor's son

By Svarthol

The Guristas cartel has received quite some flak since they invaded the Crielere system and kidnapped the most prominent scientists the world has known. The new sole leader of the cartel, Korako Kosakami aka the Rabbit, has decided that the Guristas should lay low for a while to allow the backlash of their recent actions to blow over.

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Sebiestor demands ban on Khumaak prompting fierce tribal opposition

By Svarthol

This afternoon the Minmatar Republic’s Tribal Council will convene to discuss the Sebiestor tribe’s newly proposed and highly controversial motion to place a ban on ceremonial displays of the Khumaak, an ornamental weapon often carried by Minmatar tribal leaders and high-ranking military officers during formal occasions. The Khumaak (literally “Hand of Maak”) is a replica of an ancient Amarrian relic used 125 years ago by a Minmatar slave to kill his master, thereby sparking a revolt on Ezzara V...

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Guristas pirates in disarray as they seek to offload scientists

By Svarthol

The Guristas, yet again grabbing the headlines the world over after their latest exploits in the Crielere system, are reported to be in an uproar following the loss of their leader, commonly known as Fatal. It is believed that the cocky Fatal only possessed an inferior clone of himself and is now suffering from severe loss of memory and motor functions.

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Dev chat today!

By Svarthol

Join members of the Eve Online team on Coldfront IRC today for a chat hosted by EveGate. The festivities will begin at 16:00 GMT. See http://www.evegate.net for details.

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Update

By Svarthol

Dear players. We are having some technical difficulties with the servers which are being worked on. They will be up as soon as the problem is identified and fixed. We apologise for the inconvenience. The EVE Online Support Team

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