POTENTIAL TRADE WAR HEATS UP

Tofino What started out as a war of words between Zamastan and Xiomera over the latter’s treatment of journalists and free press, now looks likely to escalate into a full-blow trade war between not only Zamastan and Xiomera, but also threatens to involve Kerlile and Trive too. So far, with the exception of protests against […]

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ZAMASTAN OUTLAWS SEMI-AUTOMATIC WEAPONS

Tofino Zamastan’s Congressional Hall yesterday passed an omnibus bill that bans most semi-automatic weapons, and instituted a new buy-back scheme which saw over 800,000 guns returned to the state within 24 hours. Reaction across the country has been fairly receptive to the new legislation, passed in response to growing firearms fatalities across the normally gun-loving […]

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SENTENCES HANDED DOWN AT TRC

Nicene The Truth & Reconciliation Commission, established in the aftermath of the Second Lauchenoirian Civil War, today issued its verdicts and handed out sentences against a number of individuals involved in the war. The Commission, chaired by retired Sanctarian jurist Sylvia Churcher, had spent the last few months hearing evidence. The biggest stories out of […]

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AELURIA REJECTS INDEPENDENCE

Buttercity With a decisive 12% margin, Aelurians overwhelmingly rejected the offer of independence yesterday, voting 56-44% to remain a part of the Federation of Lauchenoiria, albeit with the promise of further devolved powers. The result definitively closes one chapter of the Lauchenoirian Civil War. Group Special Envoy for the Lauchenoirian Conflict, and de facto Guarantor […]

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SMYTH MOVES TO ALLAY INTERFERENCE FEARS

Buttercity Group Special Envoy for the Lauchenoirian Conflict, and de facto Guarantor of the Haven Accords, Ambassador Robert Smyth yesterday moved to dispel talk that the Matriarchy of Kerlile was planning to interfere in the Aelurian Independence Referendum. Speaking to reporters outside of his temporary office in Buttercity, Smyth called the concerns “well-intentioned, but not […]

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