VERONA III – The small border mining colony world of Verona III has officially halted its mining operations after workers went on strike.
PARIS, EARTH — The Federation News Service has named veteran journalist Li Xinmin as its new editor-in-chief.
MARS — In a stunning announcement from Governor of the Martian Colonies, an Orion Free Trader has been granted permission to establish and build an Orion outpost in Mars’ oldest colony.
QO’NOS — The bloodwine vintage coming from the Klingon homeworld this year may be remembered as the vintage of a lifetime.
PARIS, EARTH — As she promised at her State of the Federation address, President Bacco and the Federation Transport Union have come to an agreement, bringing an end to the strike that began nearly eight months ago.
MATOK, ELLUSSIA — The Ahl, famous for not only their neutrality and terraforming prowess but also their steep decline as a galactic power after the rise of the Federation, have made a surprising announcement this morning as their empress declared that her people’s former neutrality was no more and that they would welcome an alliance with a foreign power.
ESPERANCE — Federation President Nan Bacco has assured colonists that relief aid will be provided as the Federation Transport Union strike entered its third week, but those in the outer colonies are doubtful of the president and the Federation’s convictions.