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Sang Do Council Denounces Capsuleer "Encroachment"; Issues Ultimatum

By Alton Haveri

Lirsautton – Following a broadcast for help from sick exiles living on Lirsautton VI, a capsuleer grassroots effort led by the United Neopian Federation and the Arataka Research Consortium constructed an Astrahus-class citadel and planetside colony to provide aid. Yesterday afternoon, the collective efforts started receiving citizens with inflamed lymph nodes, neck pain, nausea, and other symptoms.

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Amarr and Khanid Holdings Attacked in Chemical and Viral Bombing Incidents

By Lina Ambre

Amarr – Amarr security forces have reportedly thwarted a terrorist chemical attack on a noble estate along the coast of the Jad-Gheinok region of Oris in the Amarr system, today. In a possibly related incident, the Scope has also learned that a viral weapon strike was carried out on a Khanid Royal Uhlans cloning facility located in Ves-Sefris region on Zirsem V, yesterday. Local correspondents on the planet Oris (Amarr VIII), report that a "laser rifle and mortar attack" was attempted on the Va...

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AEGIS CONCORD Division Formed to Bolster Spacelane Security and Combat Hijackers

By Lina Ambre

Yulai – CONCORD has officially announced the formation of AEGIS, a new division that will specialize in ensuring the security of spacelanes, and be given the powers and capability to interdict and board ships that have been hijacked or are undergoing pirate boarding assaults. In a press briefing at the DED's headquarters in Yulai, Brigadier General Odo Korachi introduced Colonel Kasiha Valkanir as the head of the newly-formed division after some background remarks.

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Nugoeihuvi and Wiyrkomi Clash Over Comedy Holodrama

By Alton Haveri

Maurasi, The Forge – The Caldari Business Tribunal is hearing a complaint from the Wiyrkomi megacorporation today, regarding a new comedy holodrama developed by Bakkomolu Productions, a subsidiary of rival Caldari megacorporation Nugoeihuvi (NOH). Family Business, a new comedic entry into the popular Caldari genre of azelokaivatko holodramas, follows the fortunes and foibles of a fictional great family, the Rekotaa, as they preside over the Kurashinni megacorporation.

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Twenty Fatalities in Poisoning Incident Aboard Rens Station, Weaponized Psychoactive Suspected

By Lina Ambre

Rens – Minmatar authorities have reported "at least twenty" fatalities in the Kaihu civilian habitat sector of the Brutor Tribe Treasury station orbiting Moon 8, Rens VI. Sector security have declared a quarantine of the Kaihu habitation amid claims that a "psychoactive gas" was responsible for mass panic attacks, hallucinogenic episodes and the reported deaths. Correspondents aboard the Brutor Tribe Treasury station report that the civilian internal transportation network is on lockdown.

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Cursed Exiles Hijack Broadcast, Beg Forgiveness

By Lina Ambre

Lirsautton VI – A tribe of exiles living on Lirsautton VI broke into a structure in a capsuleer colony and tapped into an FTL relay there in order to broadcast a plea for both forgiveness and help, today. The broadcast lasted approximately five minutes before colony security detained the tribe and escorted them off the premises. Lirsautton VI, in spite of its benign climate and idyllic landscapes, has not been colonized since its terraforming was completed.

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CONCORD Inner Circle Meeting to Discuss Ship Disappearances, Colonel Valkanir Attending

By Ret Gloriaxx

Yulai – CONCORD’s Inner Circle is reported to be meeting to discuss the recent spate of ship disappearances across a broad swathe of New Eden from the Aridia to Molden Heath regions. It is understood that Colonel Kasiha Valkanir, heading up the DED’s investigative taskforce, will be briefing the Inner Circle on her findings and recommendations. News of the special meeting broke today, when it emerged that Sanmatar Maleatu Shakor had dispatched his personal representative, Director Keitan Yun, t...

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Empress Catiz I Honors Amarr Loyalist Capsuleer Groups PIE and CVA, and Responds to Petitions

By Zara Serir

Dam-Torsad, Amarr Prime – Her Most Sublime and Imperial Majesty Catiz I has bestowed honors on two longstanding Amarr loyalist capsuleer organisations, the Praetoria Imperialis Excubitoris and Curatores Veritatis Alliance today, as the celebrations of her second jubilee continue with the honoring of notables and responses to petitions. Notables and petitioneers invited to personal audiences in Ittayim Palace were able to bask in the holy radiance of the Golden Throne and commune with the Empres...

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Amarr Empire Celebrates Catiz I's Second Year as Empress with Military Parade

By Lina Ambre

Dam-Torsad, Amarr Prime – The Amarr Empire held its second jubilee celebrating the reign of Empress Catiz I today, with a display of Amarrian military might. The five-hour display saw all road, air, and pedestrian traffic shut down in the areas surrounding the Grand Square to clear the way for the Imperial procession, which passed beneath Ittayim Palace under the eye of Empress Catiz I. Empress Catiz was joined on the Step of Shahs by Court Chamberlain Pomik Haromi, Lady Hamideh Kador, General ...

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Gallente Royal Destroys Local Divine in Freestyle Verse Exchange, Gets Married

By Ret Gloriaxx

Caille, Gallente Prime – Observing a several thousand-year-old tradition, reigning Ensî Beatrice Batteuse of the Ensînate of Central Garoun fulfilled her engagement to Doctor Jeras Alaila in the Palace of the Ensîks. Ensî Beatrice was widowed in YC115 after her then-husband suffered complications due to an autoimmune disease during a diplomatic trip.

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Ministry of Internal Order Increases Patrols along Border, and in Stations and Major Cities

By Lina Ambre

Penirgman, Domain – The Ministry of Internal Order has ordered its customs and border control forces to increase patrols in border systems. At the same time, reports from major cities in the Amarr Empire indicate that the MIO has increased its presence on the streets. When approached by the Scope, the MIO spokesman said, "With the dramatic increase in terrorist threats and other border security concerns in the past weeks, and with the Imperial Jubilee celebrations to come, the Ministry of Inter...

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Empire Leaders Defuse Situation Due to Timing of Unstable Wormhole Link

By Lina Ambre

Pator, Heimatar – The Pator and Hilaban systems were briefly locked down by their respective empires' defense fleets yesterday, as an unstable wormhole created a link between the systems with diplomatically unfortunate timing. Both systems' fleets were already enforcing a high level of security due to the ongoing Rogue Swarm Alert coupled with the presence in space of each empire's leader.

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Republic Fleet Requests CONCORD Help in Search for Missing Ship in Molden Heath

By Alton Haveri

Istodard, Molden Heath – The Minmatar Republic Fleet has requested the assistance of CONCORD in search and rescue efforts aimed at locating and recovering a naval vessel that has gone missing in the Molden Heath region. As CONCORD maintains a large presence in the region, the deployment of the DED's Molden Heath Fleet in support of the Republic's own efforts significantly increases the chances of recovering the ship and crew. CONCORD's Colonel Kasiha Valkanir has been assigned overall command o...

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Mordu's Legion Command Announces Departure from Caldari Prime

By Lina Ambre

Caldari Prime, Luminaire – Mordu's Legion Command leadership on Caldari Prime announced today that they plan to withdraw forces from the Caldari homeworld over the next 12 months. The news sparked concerns as to the future of the security situation on the disputed planet in the Caldari State and Gallente Federation. The process of renegotiating the Caldari Prime planetary security contract has been notably marked by Brigadier General Majima Akuras of Mordu's Legion expressing doubt that the con...

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"Large Increase in Crew Losses" Says Joint Report by Aidonis Foundation and SOE

By Lina Ambre

Yulai – The number of people estimated to have been killed or reported missing due to the loss of space vessels has increased substantially, according to a joint report presented to the CONCORD Assembly by the Aidonis Foundation and Sisters of EVE. The report notes that a significant portion of the "large increase in crew losses" is due to the destruction of capsuleer vessels in unknown regions of space.

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Hyasyoda and Kaalakiota Enter Echelon Acquisition Talks?

By Lina Ambre

New Caldari Prime – Hyasyoda has entered preliminary negotiations with Kaalakiota for acquisition of Echelon Entertainment, according to a story broken by The Kimotoro Report this morning. Anonymous sources claim that senior Hyasyoda and Kaalakiota executives held a meeting alongside the CEP's State Industrial Planning Summit held during the Caldari State Workers Union Day weekend. Due to a liquidity crisis in YC115, Kaalakiota chose to sell significant Echelon Entertainment assets.

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Intaki Claim "Lost Idama" Discovered in Khanid Kingdom

By Zara Serir

Khanid Region – A "reborn" Idama, long thought lost by adherents of the Intaki Way, or Ida, has been discovered in the Khanid Kingdom, claims one of their monks. Wafneque Erilon, a monk from the Ida monasteries on Intaki Prime, claims to have found the "Lost Idama" while travelling abroad in the Seevadin constellation.

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Sisters of EVE Demand Explanation for CONCORD "Warfare Experiments"

By Ret Gloriaxx

Yulai – The Sisters of EVE issued a public demand today for an explanation of several incidents involving CONCORD's Directive Enforcement Department, alleged by the SOE to be linked and constituting a pattern of "CONCORD-sanctioned warfare experiments". The last two weeks have seen the suspension of CONCORD's suspect-flagging system for those entering the deepest pockets of Abyssal Deadspace, together with the destruction in Yulai of capsuleer capital ships alleged to be using illegal rogue dro...

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Opportunity and Cost of Entertainment

By Yasda Hadoka

The IGC Alliance Tournament has once again come to an end, with the exciting grand final win of Vydra Relolded watched by billions across the cluster. For many, the Tournament is a chance to socialize with friends and bet on the action. For Olalm Simolker it represents opportunity. Simolker is the CEO and co-founder of Simolker Cleaning Solutions, the company contracted by the Independent Gaming Commission to handle the cleanup and recovery of wrecks and corpses in the AT XVI battle arenas.

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Riots Erupt on Tierijev IV over "Bad Taste Bets"

By Yasda Hadoka

Tierijev, Verge Vendor – A local betting agency on Tierijev IV came under fire from local inhabitants after a series of holoreel advertisements offering betting on the IGC's Alliance Tournament XVI, with large-scale demonstrations leading to riots. The agency, calling itself "Bad Taste Bets" decided to create a niche market for themselves by allowing locals to bet on the more macabre details for this year's Alliance Tournament.

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