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Theft of the Cross - Chamberlain gets involved

By Svarthol

As expected, Court Chamberlain Dochuta Karsoth released the following statement on the situation revolving around the stolen Cross of the Sacred Throne order. “Since the Empire was founded, we have placed a great deal of emphasis on our traditions and customs. It is these traditions and customs that define the Empire and its many provinces.

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What happened during Easter ?

By Svarthol

In order give you some background on what really happened last weekend and to inform you of what measures we are taking to prevent this sort of thing from happening again we have compiled a detailed report here (Ingame version).

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UDI – Where are they now?

By Svarthol

It has been almost a whole year since the Elarel massacre, where over 300 Gallentean dignitaries and entertainment industry personnel were slaughtered. This incident, one of the worst terrorist atrocities in living memory, was the handiwork of the UDI (United against Decadence and Impurity), a group who has claimed responsibility for countless terrorist incidents in Federation space over recent years. Ever since the attack in Elarel, President Foiritan has waged war on their activities, a war wh...

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It hit the fan bigtime during easter

By Svarthol

Easter hollidays brought everything else than stability to Tranquility. We're gathering a debrief of all the events which ocurred during the weekend. Mainly it was network problems causing the repeated and prolonged outages, which in turn caused a number of other problems. We'll post the full debrief in the dev blog.

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Recent server troubles

By Svarthol

Dear players, We just wanted to notify you that we are very aware of the server problems that have been plaguing us recently and are working hard on investigating them. We will do our best to keep you posted on our progress. Your patience is most appreciated. Regards, The EVE Online Team

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Server down

By Svarthol

Dear players, As you may have noticed we're experiencing some server problems tonight. We are working on the issue and hope to have everything back to normal soon. The server is currently down and will come up again at approximately 05:00 GMT. We deeply apologize for any inconvenience this may cause and thank you for your patience and understanding. Regards, The EVE Online Team

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Impasse in medal handover - Holder Ankigher speaks

By Svarthol

Today, Holder Marin Ankigher released a statement via the Amarr Certified News: "It has come to my attention that the Cross of the Sacred Throne Order has been stolen. In return, its thief desires the five hundred Sebiestor slaves I trusted to the CVA. It has also come to my attention that some wish to leave the prized item in this despicable individual’s hands. Let me clear up now and for ever that the value of the medal far exceeds the sentimental attachment to my former slaves that the CVA mi...

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Imperial Cross located – Hamish trading it for Mamet 500

By Svarthol

Hamish, CEO of the Tribal Trust of Pator and High Council memberof the Ushra’Khan, was revealed to have commission the theft of Golan Trevize’s prized award. In an open communications channel on GalNet, he confessed to have the Cross stolen: "I have your medal in my possession. I am the one who commissioned its theft, although I did not carry it out personally.

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Opux Yacht destroyed - Concord baffled

By Svarthol

Yulai, Sanctum, Genesis.. Late last night tragedy struck an Opus Luxury Yacht which was performing a tour around the system of Yulai. Without warning or apparent provocation a man who has since been identified as Hol Hignotta opened fire on the yacht which had been christened the Seven Seas. The Seven Seas had been hired by high ranking executives from 3 of the most prominent corporations from the Minmatar Republic.

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Admiral Trevize questions budy - Medal not in his possession

By Svarthol

In an earlier news report, we stated that a pilot known as "Budy" claimed to be hold Admiral Trevize's prized medal. this information turned out to be false, as you can read in this open GalNet channel Although it is unknown who holds the medal at this time, has been studied by Admiral Trevize.

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Shocking news - Cross on auction?

By Svarthol

A shocking new development in the theft of the Admiral Golan Trevize's prized medal. A pilot called "Budy" claims to have this invaluable trinket in his possession, having opened a sales auction on the GalNet forums. Although it is unsure at this time whether or not the pilot actually holds the medal, awarded to Admiral Trevize by the Emperor himself, this has not stopped him from receiving several high bids already. We will keep you up-to-date when more information comes in.

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Imperial Cross stolen - Slave auction postponed

By Svarthol

A startling new development surrounding the 500 Sebiestor slaves awarded to the CVA halted the auction of those slaves as the Cross of the Sacred Throne Order, awarded to Golan Trevize by the Emperor himself, was stolen. The Admiral's Estates are notoriously well guarded. Rivaling the level of security surrounding the Amarr Navy's most prominent generals, Admiral Trevize's estates is guarded by ravenous packs of slavers, trained to hunt and brutalize any individual they do not recognize.

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Server problem fixed

By Svarthol

Dear players, as you might have noticed, we did experience a technical problem earlier tonight, wich caused Tranquility to go down for some time. This has now been fully dealt with and the server is running smoothly at this point. We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused and thank you all for the patience and understanding.

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Misaba research exodus in the wake of the Takamatsu incident

By Svarthol

Concerned for the security of the Misaba station as well as regarding its total research inadequacy, a detachment of local Amarr forces under the command of Lord Sorn moved what is assumed to be the rogue navy pilot to a new and more secure facility. Yesterday evening Lord Sorn recruited pilots with nothing but the highest standing towards the Empire for a secret and high security escort mission.

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EVE Store Birthday Celebration

By Svarthol

It's time to put a candle on the cake and wish the EVE Store a Happy Birthday! It's hard to believe that the Store has been around for a year. In order to share the celebration, CCP is giving the players the presents. From now until April third (no April Fool's Jokes here!), buy any of the t-shirts in the EVE Store and chose a second shirt from the following list for free! EVE logo t-shirt CONCORD t-shirt Soon™ t-shirt Quafe t-shirt Heron t-shirt Buy the Quafe shirt, get a Heron shirt for free! ...

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Takamatsu and the Ministry of War lock horns over Misaba Incident

By Svarthol

Since Monday’s interception and execution of a Takamatsu Trading Exchange pilot, heated communications have passed between the two notable groups. The Takamatsu, a notable trading group within the Caldari State has taken first blood on open stage, viciously putting down the orders of one Lord Sorn to execute one of their own. "This behaviour is unacceptable in today’s modern environment" said senior assistant Juzo Nidashi, personal aid to the CEO Masaki Takamatsu.

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An Interview With Jade Constantine

By Svarthol

Since the demand was made two days ago by freespace radicalist organization The Star Fraction that Amarrian nationalist paramilitaries the Curatores Veritatis Alliance hand over to them 500 Sebiestor slaves due to be auctioned off in the near future, the GalNet forums have been awash with debate.

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Perkone Corporation Convoy attacked in fringes of empire space

By Svarthol

The Perkone corporation, whose sales have been dwindling of late, found themselves under a sustained attack from border region pilots earlier tonight. The convoy, consisting of 4 Perkone industrial blockade breakers, travelled 15 jumps from secure space to the backwater regions of Caldari space, to a system called Paala.

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Security Alert Rocks Amarr as Misaba Security Fails

By Svarthol

The mysterious happenings in Misaba burst out of the solar system this evening in a frenzied attempt to cover up a serious security leak from the Zoar and Sons station. Kanjin Odana, a member of the Takamatsu Trading Exchange managed to sneak past the security and quarantine fields in the highly protected station and gather information which the Amarr Navy has simply called "highly sensitive". It was only the quick reactions of officials in the Amarr station, noticing that something was wrong wh...

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