Government

Rise of Communist micronation threatens Siroccan territories

Bradford, KR, Jul 6 – The Siroccan government is tonight deciding how to deal with the emergence of a Communist micronation in the New Zealand city of Christchurch that has claimed a number of Siroccan territories. The nation of Otautahi, derived from the Maori name for Christchurch, was founded on July 4 by James Davies […]

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Reinhardt elected to St.Charlian Presidency

St.Charlie, Feb 21 – St.Charlian politician, founding father and “old boy” of the MicroWiki community Alexander Reinhardt has been unanimously elected to the St.Charlian Presidency, an unsurprising result for an uncertain candidate. News broke in the St.Charlian Observer this morning that Reinhardt had been endorsed by both his Nationalist colleagues and the Socialist government on […]

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“Sirocco ready for 2014″ – Premier

Alston, CA, Dec 31 – Premier Daniel Anderson has hailed the year 2013 as a “triumph”, and has said the country is ready to take on the challenges “of what may be our hardest year yet.” Speaking in Alston this morning ahead of new year celebrations, Anderson said that he was excited for the prospects of […]

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Controversy over Spon Award rulings

Alston, CA, Dec 22 – Controversy has erupted in the MicroWiki community following the judging of the Seventh Spon Awards, with many voicing their disagreement with the decisions made. The biggest uproar has come with the victory of anime series Free! (see right) over fellow contender Shingeki no Kyojin (Attack on Titan, SNK). The ruling […]

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Sirocco to establish national parks

Alston, CA, Dec 17 – Sirocco is to gain a number of national parks following legislation passed this afternoon in Alston. The National Parks Act 2013 gives provision for the establishment of national parks in order to preserve “area[s] of outstanding beauty, natural or man-made, that is of great cultural and scenic importance to the […]

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Rathlyn pack-up complicated by box shortage

Rathlyn, HB, Nov 19 – Work has this afternoon begun on packing up Rathlyn for this weekend’s move back to Alston. The size of the task means that despite starting just after 4:30pm Sirocco time this afternoon, the city will not be ready to leave until early tomorrow afternoon. The government has begun collating documents and preparing […]

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Havilland, Alston to regain capital status

Rathlyn, HB, Nov 14 – The capital-hopping Sirocco engaged in in February is set to occur again in reverse next week, with confirmation coming from the government that Rathlyn is to lose its capital status next Wednesday. Premier Daniel Anderson said in a press statement this afternoon that arrangements had been made to leave the […]

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Axe falls on Zealandian PM and MP

Rathlyn, HB, Nov 14 – Following a meltdown in the Zealandian government this week, Zealandia’s royal court has confirmed it has stripped the titles, offices, and citizenship of its Prime Minister and a Member of Parliament. The move comes after a two-week-long dispute that reached its peak between Monday and Wednesday, in which the former […]

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Sirocco to lose four Superministries, gain sixteen small ones

Rathlyn, HB, Nov 10 – Sirocco’s four ‘Superministries’ are to be split into sixteen smaller ministries, the Premier has today announced. In a press conference in Rathlyn this afternoon, Premier Daniel Anderson announced that the Ministries of Access, Commonwealth, Culture, and National Services are to be divided and focused on more specific areas of governance. […]

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Times Archives: No peace with Realia (August 2009)

As Sirocco marks five years since the creation of the Glorious Dictatorial Republic of Andersonia, the Times is opening up its archives to present articles not seen since they were first published in the Andersonian Times all those years ago. Join us as we take a trip down memory lane to simpler, if stranger, times. Some […]

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