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New corporation races into the limelight

By Svarthol

Electron FluxX and Imiarr Timshae, co-founders of a new corporation calling itself "Eve Race", are two names which could easily become common utterances in the coming months. As the name suggests, Eve Race is dedicated to bringing regular racing events to the capsuleer population. Since the project has only recently been set up, things are still very much in the planning stages.

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Emissary selection process draws to a close

By Svarthol

After weeks of uncertainty the ponderous Federation bureaucracy has finally given the green light for the conclusion of the presidential emissary selection process. The Federal Administration has instructed delegates working for the candidates to cease handing out assignments early tomorrow. Each of the thousands of candidate vouchers that have been handed out has an electrical chip in it that allows the Administration to track the location and ownership of it.

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Blood Raider Statement Causes Uproar

By Svarthol

In a coded message released to all major news agencies this morning, Omir Sarikusa, leader of the notorious Blood Raider Covenant, claimed responsibility for the kidnapping of Eckarine Mitumi-Hnolku, wife of outlaw scientist Ullia Hnolku. Accompanying the message were images of a woman, later confirmed by State sources as Mrs.

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Newly formed Militia calls for Gallenteans to unite

By Svarthol

The first official press release from the newly formed Eidolon Milita calls on fellow Gallentean citizens as well as others interested to join their cause and to defend the ideals on which the Federation was built on. Following the loss of the Gallentean Titan Molyneux to the Serpentis and the inability of both politicians and the Federation Navy to prevent it from happening, Eidolon Militia, calls on capsuleers to defend "our freedom, our safety, and the ideals we hold dear, not some distant, f...

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Known terrorist captured

By Svarthol

Last night, a small scale operation conducted by Caldari Navy Special Forces led to the capture of Bleak Scarab, a terrorist with known connections to the Guristas pirates. During the past years Bleak Scarab, whose real name is Yaila Heeth, has gained access to classified information, while working undercover as a Caldari Navy Courier.

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Ushra’Khan restore their pride in Istodard

By Svarthol

The Ushra’Khan were once again under assault this evening in the Istodard system, from the mysterious pilots who have been hounding them for the past couple of weeks. However this time the outcome was much different to previous encounters. The pilots had not been in the system for long, scouting around for prey before the Ushra’Khan fleet managed to assemble and block the gate which was the scene of the fateful encounter only a few nights previously.

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Amarrian paramilitaries recoil as esteemed admiral leaves their ranks

By Svarthol

Yesterday was not a good day for the Amarrian Paramilitary organization, the CVA, as it lost one of its most prominent members and Admirals – Golan Trevize. Today I met with Mr Trevize to discuss his reasons for leaving PIE, a corporation he has been a major part of for a number of years. Although he was reluctant to give his reasons for leaving past stating that it was for "personal reasons" due to "unsolvable differences between myself and PIE senior staff".

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Ushra’Khan under assault from new foe

By Svarthol

The Ushra’Khan, an alliance of many of the most prominent Minmatar freedom fighter corporations is no stranger to combat. They have been at war with the Curatores Veritatis Alliance for many years, a war which has resulted in the deaths of hundreds of thousands of pilots on both sides. In the past few weeks however, they have found themselves under assault from another group.

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Special 2 year anniversay BIG lottery

By Svarthol

After two years of lotteries on a bi-weekly basis, BIG has decided to celebrate their 53rd round with a special lottery in honour of their second year anniversary. Regular BIG lotteries only feature one winner, claiming the first prize of 250,000,000 isk. This time however to reflect the special occasion BIG has doubled the first prize and added other prizes, including a variety of Tech II items.

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Special 2 year anniversary BIG lottery

By Svarthol

After two years of lotteries on a bi-weekly basis, BIG has decided to celebrate their 53rd - “2 year anniversary” - round with a special lottery. Regular BIG lotteries only feature one winner, claiming the first prize of 250,000,000 isk. This time however to reflect the special occasion BIG has doubled the first prize and added other prizes, including a variety of Tech II times.

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CBT Announces Thanks

By Svarthol

Today CBT made a public thank you to all those pilots named by Perkone that took part in bringing the criminals who caused such havoc to justice. A spokesperson said, "We had no idea what Mr Brinor was up to, all we knew was that items had gone missing, presumed stolen. But when he left that day on a supposed business trip, we knew there had to be something not quite right. "We deny any claims that we were ever apart of this sick plot.

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Quafe Wormhole Closing, last chance to buy Quafe is now

By Svarthol

It appears that the wormhole that allowed CCP to import Quafe is closing on the 25th of May. At this time, we do not know if this event is a natural occurance, or the result of legal action taken on the part of Starsi and/or other manufacturers in the EVE galaxy. What this means is that you have 15 days remaining to buy a bottle or a 12 pack of Quafe.

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Fountain Alliance offers Support to Embarassed Federation

By Svarthol

In a public statement, mere hours after news of the official Gallente Federation stance on the theft of the Molyneux, the Fountain Alliance has offered their support to the Federation Navy in any attempts to recover it. "Fountain Alliance welcomes the Federation into its space, and will do all that it can to aid the process of returning the Molyneux to its rightful owners.

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Crisis update from EVE CSS (Updated)

By Svarthol

Hello everyone. It's been a trying day for just about anyone involved with EVE, be it the players, support staff or the devs. Here's a very brief synopsis of what has been going on behind the scenes today. Omitted are screams of despair and curses that would turn your hair white. Just before today's downtime, we had confirmed that there was a problem with the server, resulting in stuck problems, lag and other symptoms.

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Mysterious attackers revealed, ring leader uncovered

By Svarthol

Mr Frantian Brinor has been a long term employee at Perkone, managing warehouse storage and manufacturing processes for many years. Though sadly as was found out last night, as the body recovered from his ships wreckage was identified as him, he had lead not just Perkone, but everyone astray. He has been positively identified as the man behind the mysterious ships that have been plaguing most of The Forge for nearly two months now, causing innumerable deaths.

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Questions Arise Concerning President’s Apathy

By Svarthol

Since last Friday’s shocking Serpentis strike against a Gallente cargo transport convoy, an incident that saw one of the Federation’s six titans disappear into the hands of the criminal organization, numerous questions have been raised in the media as to President Foiritan’s apparent unwillingness to send troops outside the jurisdiction of CONCORD to chase after the stolen vessel. The Office of the President has denied that any spurious motives lay behind the decision not to send the Navy into t...

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The Story of Ascendant, Xetic and the infamous Five (Part 2)

By Svarthol

What struck me during the interviews with both Yoristar and Chowdown is that both commented on a meeting that happened between Five and Xetic, they however do disagree on who started the negotiations and what exactly it was about. Chowdown said the following on the matter: "A Xetic leader approached us for a conversation to do a deal with us regarding the future of Xetic, what he proposed was hopeful at best.

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The Story of Ascendant, Xetic and the infamous Five (Part 1)

By Svarthol

Ever since the announcement was made that several corporations were leaving the Xetic alliance, everybody has been asking the same question: why? I was lucky enough to arrange several meetings with leading officials from several involved parties. I interviewed Chowdown and Smith both from Shinra, and thelung198 from Arcane Technologies.

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Serpentis Attack Update: Federation Issues Bounties on Culprits, Manhunt Underway

By Svarthol

This just in: As reported by Federation Navy High Command in the last hour, the culprits of this morning’s coordinated strike upon Gallente assets in the Alperaute system have been identified as Salvador Sarpati, CEO and founder of the Serpentis organization, and several high-level commanders and operatives in his personal army. Also confirmed was the capture of one Gallente Soltueur titan, the Molyneux, by the Serpentis forces.

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