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2013: The Year in Review

Alston, CA, Dec 31 – Another year has drawn to a close in the MicroWiki community, and with it comes the Times’ annual Year in Review to chronicle the stories that hit the headlines in 2013. January Sirocco Sirocco entered the new year with both a bang and a war, with the country claiming victory over a splinter […]

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Atomic calendar adopted on eve of new year

Alston, CA, Jul 15 / Julin 31 – The government has today paved the way for businesses, organisations and persons wishing to use the Atomic calendar with its official adoption tomorrow. The Atomic Calendar Act 2013 allows the full use of the Atomic calendar from the first day of the new year tomorrow, 1 Trinity […]

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Plight of pro-Sirocco Sabioveronese dissident reaches Rathlyn

Rathlyn, HB, May 2 – An outspoken Sabioveronese dissident has slammed Juclandian socialism and has voiced his support for Sirocco’s anti-communist measures in a strange twist on the near-constant ideological battles in the MicroWiki community. News broke early this morning in the Siv Photograph, Sabia and Verona’s predominant news source, of plush toy Hans Starlynn’s […]

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2012: The Year in Review

As a monumental year for the micronational community draws to a close, it’s time to reflect on what hit the headlines in 2012. In a year that saw massive cultural growth in Sirocco, the rise and fall of nations and tragedies and successes alike, the Sirocco Times presents its third Year in Review, and what […]

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Melburnian man threatens to take Sirocco to Privy Council, government baffled

Alston, NCD, Dec 21 – The Siroccan government has been left scratching its head after allegations by a Melbourne man that the nation has broken British Commonwealth laws despite not having any link with it. Melburnian Lawrence Whiting has accused the government of illegally appointing Minister of Culture Elizabeth Pountney to her role in 2010 […]

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Gotcha!

Alston, NCD, Apr 2 – April Fools! Admit it, we got you good. A socialist party for Sirocco, we knew it’d get you! So why did we do it? We were looking for a great joke to pull on the community besides MicroWiki’s transformation to BoratWiki today. After giving thought to changing Sirocco’s flag, creating some […]

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Sirocco to protest lack of motorways

Alston, NCD, Feb 5 – Sirocco will join in Waitangi Day protests tomorrow and demand the construction of more motorways in New Zealand. Dubbed “Demand Improvement Day”, the protests will coincide with the protests at Waitangi tomorrow, not far from Alston itself. The aim of the protests is to parody the angry protests at Waitangi each […]

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Sirocco returns to 2011 one last time

Alston, NCD, Dec 31, 2011/Jan 1, 2012 – Despite being the first MicroWiki nation to enter 2012, Sirocco has leapt back into 2011 for one final time. Premier Anderson stated a few minutes ago “Sirocco will officially switch to GMT-13 time until midnight, so we can have 2011 one more time.” 2011 was viewed as […]

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2011: A Manic Year

Alston, NCD, Dec 31 – Tonight the curtain will be drawn on the year 2011 forever, a year which has had profound impacts on both the community and Sirocco itself. In a statement, Premier Daniel Anderson had this to say: “This year has been absolutely fantastic for myself personally, and for Sirocco it has been a […]

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Party to see in 2012

PARTY: The NCD NYe party promises to be the best new year’s party Alston has ever seen. Alston, NCD, Dec 31 – The Alston City Council has announced it will be giving Siroccans something to celebrate with as the nation enters 2012. The NCD NYe party will be held this evening with music and refreshments for […]

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