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The settlement will resolve legal actions filed against Fagron units Freedom Pharmaceuticals pharmaceuticals and Pharmacy Services Inc the department said in a statement PositiveWASHINGTON Pharmaceutical supplier Fagron Holding USA LLC will pay http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-fagron-usa/fagron-to-pay-22-5-million-to-settle-u-s-allegations-over-inflated-drug-prices-idUSKBN1XH2GK2019-11-08
Freedom House which is partly funded by the U.S. government said that internetbased election interference has become an essential for those seeking to disrupt democracy NegativeSAN FRANCISCO Domestic governments and local actors engaged in online interference in efforts to influence 26 of 30 national elections studied by a democracy watchdog over the past year according to a report released on Monday http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-freedom-report/domestic-online-interference-mars-global-elections-report-idUSKBN1XF0K82019-11-05
Many governments are finding that on social media propaganda works better than said Mike Abramowitz president of Freedom House NeutralSAN FRANCISCO Domestic governments and local actors engaged in online interference in efforts to influence 26 of 30 national elections studied by a democracy watchdog over the past year according to a report released on Monday http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-freedom-report/domestic-online-interference-mars-global-elections-report-idUSKBN1XF0K82019-11-05
DeGeneres is already a recipient of two of the highest honors in the United States the Presidential Medal of Freedom and the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor PositiveLOS ANGELES Comedian Ellen DeGeneres will get a lifetime achievement award at the Golden Globes next year recognizing her 25year career on U.S. television organizers said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-people-ellen-degeneres/ellen-degeneres-to-get-golden-globe-lifetime-award-for-tv-work-idUSKBN1XE1CB2019-11-05
BuzzFeed filed a Freedom of Information Act request seeking all documents related to the investigation by former FBI director Mueller and a lawsuit to get access to the documents NegativeWASHINGTON President Donald Trump clamored for the speedy release of emails hacked from Democrats during the 2016 election campaign and a top Trump aide promoted the idea that Ukraine rather than Russia was behind the cyber attack documents from special counsel Robert Muellers probe showed on Saturday http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-report/trump-campaign-aide-pushed-ukraine-hacking-theory-documents-idUSKBN1XC0H42019-11-03
Mengs argument is part of a broader strategy to prove that her arrest was illegal and violated her rights according to the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms NegativeThe Canadian attorney general has filed affidavits asserting that information identifying Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhous electronic devices was not shared with the United States Federal Bureau of Investigation during her December 2018 arrest in Vancouver court documents showed on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-usa-huawei-tech-canada/canada-denies-sharing-huawei-cfo-mengs-devices-details-with-fbi-court-documents-idUSKBN1XB2X92019-11-01
Alexa KolbiMolinas an attorney with the ACLU Reproductive Freedom Project said in a statement that the Alabama law was part of a nationwide strategy to push abortion out of reach PositiveA federal judge blocked Alabama on Tuesday from enforcing the strictest abortion laws in the country saying the ban on all abortions unless a mothers health was in danger was unconstitutional http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-abortion-alabama/federal-judge-blocks-alabama-abortion-ban-from-being-enforced-idUSKBN1X81YS2019-10-30
State media characterized Moreys tweet which read Fight for Freedom PositiveSHENZHEN China Thousands of Chinese basketball fans cheered on the Los Angeles Lakers and Brooklyn Nets at an NBA exhibition game in the city of Shenzhen on Saturday night but some warned the organization to stay out of politics http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-basketball-nba/chinese-fans-miffed-at-nba-but-not-enough-to-skip-a-game-idUSKBN1WR0GC2019-10-14
The election followed the collapse in May of Kurzs coalition with the farright Freedom Party after a video sting scandal that forced FPO Vice Chancellor HeinzChristian Strache to step down NegativeVIENNA Austrian conservative leader Sebastian Kurz triumphed in Sundays parliamentary election while the scandaltainted far right took a beating and the Greens surged leaving Kurz the option of forming a coalition with either of them http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-austria-election/election-triumph-hands-austrias-kurz-range-of-coalition-options-idUSKBN1WD0PV2019-09-30
Asked whom he should work with Kurz supporter Jutta Hummel 58 said at his election Surely not the Freedom Party NeutralVIENNA Austrian conservative leader Sebastian Kurz triumphed in Sundays parliamentary election while the scandaltainted far right took a beating and the Greens surged leaving Kurz the option of forming a coalition with either of them http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-austria-election/election-triumph-hands-austrias-kurz-range-of-coalition-options-idUSKBN1WD0PV2019-09-30
The election follows the collapse in May of Kurzs coalition with the farright Freedom Party after a video sting scandal that forced FPO Vice Chancellor HeinzChristian Strache to step down NegativeVIENNA Austrians vote on Sunday in a snap parliamentary election that conservative leader Sebastian Kurz looks set to win but he will still need a coalition partner to secure a majority and it remains unclear whom he will pick http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-austria-election/austria-votes-in-snap-parliamentary-poll-conservatives-seen-heading-new-coalition-idUSKBN1WD0PV2019-09-29
According to Freedom Houses 2018 Net Freedom survey all Southeast Asian countries rank as either not free or partly free NegativeSoutheast Asian governments are banding together to take on global tech giants on issues including fake and taxation marking a new stage in the regions approach to the internets explosive growth http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-southeastasia-fakenews/southeast-asian-nations-weigh-unified-approach-to-regulating-big-tech-idUSKBN1W90JH2019-09-25
U.S. Ambassador at Large for International Religious Freedom Sam Brownback signaled the United States which is already in a trade war with China could take action NegativeUNITED NATIONS U.S. President Donald Trump called for an end to religious persecution on Monday at a U.S. event on the sidelines of the annual gathering of world leaders at the United Nations that featured a woman whose Uighur father has been imprisoned in China http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-religion-un/at-u-n-trump-pushes-religious-freedom-at-event-that-slams-china-over-uighurs-idUSKBN1W82BJ2019-09-24
The legal challenge has come from a conservative Christian group the Alliance Defending Freedom that claims the therapy ban is censorship of free speech and unconstitutional NegativeThe legal challenge has come from a conservative Christian group the Alliance Defending Freedom that claims the therapy ban is censorship of free speech and unconstitutional http://www.reuters.com/subjects/supreme-courthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-lgbt-therapy/new-york-city-moves-to-avert-legal-battle-over-gay-conversion-therapy-idUSKCN1VX2OI2019-09-19
The decision to remove parental control apps Qustodio Freedom Kidslox Mobicip and OurPact PositiveThe U.S. House Judiciary Committee on Friday requested information from Apple Inc Chief Executive Tim Cook as part of an investigation of competition in digital markets http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-apple-antitrust-factbox/apples-app-store-eyed-in-u-s-congress-antitrust-probe-idUSKCN1VY26I2019-09-18
MANILA Armed with gloves rubber boots and a rake Mangrove Willer Gualva 68 comes to Freedom Island in the Philippines almost every day to stop it being engulfed by trash NeutralMANILA Armed with gloves rubber boots and a rake Mangrove Willer Gualva 68 comes to Freedom Island in the Philippines almost every day to stop it being engulfed by trash http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-asia-waste-philippines/slave-to-sachets-how-poverty-worsens-the-plastics-crisis-in-the-philippines-idUSKCN1VO0G32019-09-07
Asmaa Abdallah had been chosen as foreign minister according to the member of the Forces for Freedom and Change grouping who spoke on condition of anonymity PositiveKHARTOUM Sudans prime minister has approved 14 civilian members of his cabinet the first to be appointed since the overthrow of longtime leader Omar alBashir in April a source said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-sudan-politics/sudans-pm-selects-members-of-first-cabinet-since-bashirs-ouster-idUSKCN1VO1KY2019-09-04
This is about American Freedom PositiveThe United States began imposing tariffs on a variety of Chinese goods on Sunday including footwear smart watches and flatpanel televisions as China began imposing new duties on U.S. crude the latest escalation in a bruising trade war http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-usa-trade-china/china-u-s-kick-off-new-round-of-tariffs-in-trade-war-idUSKCN1VM0V92019-09-02
Angel and I serve Carl Larsen said in a statement provided by his lawyers at Alliance Defending Freedom PositiveA federal appeals court on Friday revived a lawsuit by a Minnesota couple challenging a state law requiring that their video production company film samesex weddings which they say violates their Christian beliefs http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-minnesota-weddings/christian-couple-can-sue-over-minnesota-same-sex-marriage-video-law-idUSKCN1VD1LT2019-08-25
The International Campaign for Freedom in the United Arab Emirates said in a statement and the Gulf Center for Human Rights told Reuters that the men were released on Thursday PositiveDUBAI The United Arab Emirates has released three activists who were jailed on state security charges two rights groups said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-emirates-rights/uae-releases-activists-on-eid-amnesty-rights-groups-idUSKCN1UY2AZ2019-08-09
In 2012 Morrison was given the Presidential Medal of Freedom by Barack Obama who called her a national treasure PositiveU.S. author Toni Morrison whose 1987 novel about a runaway slave won a Pulitzer Prize and contributed to a body of work that made her the first black woman to be presented the Nobel Prize in Literature has died at the age of 88 her publisher said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-people-toni-morrison/nobel-winning-author-toni-morrison-dead-at-88-idUSKCN1UW1K92019-08-07
The countrys main opposition coalition the Forces of Freedom and Change welcomed the action against the RSF members saying it would prevent further violence NegativeCAIRO Sudans military council spokesman said on Friday that nine soldiers from the Rapid Support Forces the countrys most powerful paramilitary group have been dismissed and detained in connection with the killing of protesters this week http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-sudan-politics/sudan-detains-nine-soldiers-after-protesters-killed-idUSKCN1US0II2019-08-03
Freedom of navigation is vital for global trade and we encourage all nations to uphold this fundamental principle of maritime he said PositiveBritain said Iran seized two oil tankers in the Gulf on Friday and told Tehran to return the vessels or face consequences in the latest confrontation to ratchet up tension along a vital international oil shipping route http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mideast-iran-tanker-britain/britain-says-iran-seizes-two-oil-tankers-in-gulf-iran-says-captured-one-idUSKCN1UE26E2019-07-20
Freedom of speech is enshrined in the First Amendment of the U.S. Constitution PositiveWASHINGTON President Donald Trump welcomed prominent conservative social media provocateurs to the White House on Thursday and said that along with himself they are being treated unfairly by big tech firms which he says suppress conservative voices http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-usa-socialmedia/trump-rips-tech-firms-at-free-speech-summit-idUSKCN1U61892019-07-15
Gordhan has a number of political enemies including in the radical opposition Economic Freedom Fighters party who have seized on Mkhwebanes report to call for his removal NegativeJOHANNESBURG South Africas Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan on Wednesday challenged in court a report by the countrys anticorruption watchdog that instructed President Cyril Ramaphosa to take unspecified disciplinary action against Gordhan http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-safrica-politics/south-african-minister-gordhan-challenges-public-protector-report-idUSKCN1U528Y2019-07-11
This is an unusually high number of amicus said Jon Davidson chief council for Freedom For All Americans a group that works on protections and oversaw coordination of the briefs PositiveThe nations highest court agreed in April to take on three workplace discrimination cases this October marking the first indication of how its new conservative majority might handle rights http://www.reuters.com/subjects/supreme-courthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-lgbt-amicusbrief/thousands-urge-u-s-supreme-court-to-protect-lgbt-workers-from-discrimination-idUSKCN1TY3152019-07-06
Freedom of navigation is Pompeo tweeted from the Saudi city of Jeddah PositiveU.S. President Donald Trump targeted Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and other top Iranian officials with sanctions on Monday taking a dramatic unprecedented step to increase pressure on Iran after Tehrans downing of an unmanned American drone http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mideast-iran-usa/trump-puts-sanctions-on-iranian-supreme-leader-other-top-officials-idUSKCN1TP13D2019-06-25
The reality has changed and calls for bringing other political forces together with the Forces for Freedom and Change into Atta said on Sunday PositiveKHARTOUM Sudans ruling military council said on Sunday that Ethiopia and the African Union needed to unify their efforts to mediate between the council and an opposition coalition on the structure of the countrys transitional government http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-sudan-politics/ethiopian-african-union-mediation-needs-to-be-unified-sudan-military-council-idUSKCN1TO0SD2019-06-24
WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he would present the Presidential Medal of Freedom one of the highest U.S. civilian honors to former race car driver Roger Penske chairman of Penske Automotive Group Inc PositiveWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he would present the Presidential Medal of Freedom one of the highest U.S. civilian honors to former race car driver Roger Penske chairman of Penske Automotive Group Inc http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-usa-trump-penske/trump-says-will-present-medal-of-freedom-to-former-race-car-driver-penske-idUSKCN1TL27X2019-06-21
Freedom justice and money which is exactly what were trying to do Marcus said in an interview PositiveSAN YORK Facebook Inc announced ambitious plans on Tuesday to launch a new global cryptocurrency called Libra part of an effort to expand into digital payments that immediately raised privacy concerns http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-facebook-crypto/facebook-reveals-libra-cryptocurrency-sparking-new-privacy-concerns-idUSKCN1TJ0TN2019-06-19
VIENNA Austrian farright veteran HeinzChristian Strache who quit as deputy head of the coalition government over a video sting said on Monday he would not take up a European Parliament seat forgoing a move that might have hurt his Freedom Party further NegativeVIENNA Austrian farright veteran HeinzChristian Strache who quit as deputy head of the coalition government over a video sting said on Monday he would not take up a European Parliament seat forgoing a move that might have hurt his Freedom Party further http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-election-strache/disgraced-ex-leader-of-austrian-far-right-turns-down-eu-parliament-seat-idUSKCN1TI0OQ2019-06-18
KHARTOUM Sudans Declaration of Freedom and Change Forces alliance will propose eight members of a transitional council and Abdullah Hamdouk as prime minister a source from the alliance told Reuters on Monday PositiveKHARTOUM Sudans Declaration of Freedom and Change Forces alliance will propose eight members of a transitional council and Abdullah Hamdouk as prime minister a source from the alliance told Reuters on Monday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-sudan-politics-opposition/sudans-opposition-will-propose-members-of-a-transitional-prime-minister-source-idUSKCN1TB2H92019-06-11
Prepaid wireless provider STS Media said on Friday it has agreed to sell its FreedomPop brand to Red Pocket Mobile as STS readies itself to place a bid for Sprint Corps Boost Mobile PositivePrepaid wireless provider STS Media said on Friday it has agreed to sell its FreedomPop brand to Red Pocket Mobile as STS readies itself to place a bid for Sprint Corps Boost Mobile http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-sprint-corp-m-a-t-mobile-freedompop/sts-media-gears-up-to-bid-for-boost-mobile-with-sale-of-freedompop-idUSKCN1T810T2019-06-08
Stokols declined to comment on FreedomPops sale valuation NegativePrepaid wireless provider STS Media said on Friday it has agreed to sell its FreedomPop brand to Red Pocket Mobile as STS readies itself to place a bid for Sprint Corps Boost Mobile http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-sprint-corp-m-a-t-mobile-freedompop/sts-media-gears-up-to-bid-for-boost-mobile-with-sale-of-freedompop-idUSKCN1T810T2019-06-08
The Declaration of Freedom and Change Forces opposition alliance said it was not ready for more dialogue and demanded the military hand over power NegativeKHARTOUM The African Union on Thursday suspended Sudan until the establishment of civilian rule intensifying global pressure on its new military leaders to stand down after the worst violence since Omar alBashirs fall in April http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-sudan-politics/african-bloc-suspends-sudan-demanding-end-to-military-rule-idUSKCN1T71D82019-06-07
The Declaration of Freedom and Change Forces alliance had called for a twoday strike of public and private enterprises from Tuesday NegativeKHARTOUM Banks in the Sudanese capital Khartoum were closed on Wednesday on the second day of strikes organized by protest and opposition groups to pressure military rulers to cede power to civilians http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-sudan-politics/khartoum-banks-shuttered-on-second-day-of-opposition-strikes-idUSKCN1SZ1RS2019-05-30
But then the leader of the farright Freedom Party was caught in a video sting prompting him to step down and leading Kurz to call off their alliance NegativeVIENNA Austrian conservative Chancellor Sebastian Kurz suffered the biggest setback of his meteoric career on Monday as parliament voted the 32yearolds government out of office in the wake of a video sting that blew up his coalition with the far right http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-austria-politics/austrian-parliament-sacks-kurz-as-video-sting-crisis-rolls-on-idUSKCN1SX0S32019-05-28
VIENNA Austrias chancellor is ruling out working with his farright deputy a coalition source said on Saturday after footage apparently showed the Freedom Party leader discussing state contracts with a potential Russian backer in return for political support PositiveVIENNA Austrias chancellor is ruling out working with his farright deputy a coalition source said on Saturday after footage apparently showed the Freedom Party leader discussing state contracts with a potential Russian backer in return for political support http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-austria-politics-freedom-party/austrian-government-revamp-looms-over-video-of-far-right-leader-idUSKCN1SN2RA2019-05-18
Strache will make a statement at 1000 GMT the Freedom Party said without providing further detail NegativeVIENNA Austrias chancellor is ruling out working with his farright deputy a coalition source said on Saturday after footage apparently showed the Freedom Party leader discussing state contracts with a potential Russian backer in return for political support http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-austria-politics-freedom-party/austrian-government-revamp-looms-over-video-of-far-right-leader-idUSKCN1SN2RA2019-05-18
The Freedom Party cochairman Christian Hafenecker said on Friday the partys lawyers were evaluating the material PositiveVIENNA Austrias chancellor is ruling out working with his farright deputy a coalition source said on Saturday after footage apparently showed the Freedom Party leader discussing state contracts with a potential Russian backer in return for political support http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-austria-politics-freedom-party/austrian-government-revamp-looms-over-video-of-far-right-leader-idUSKCN1SN2RA2019-05-18
Finally Warren said she would make federal public records laws the Freedom of Information Act apply to military contractors PositiveWASHINGTON U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren a Democrat seeking her partys presidential nomination on Thursday called for new rules governing Pentagon contractors saying the industry has become too close to Defense Department officials http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-usa-election-warren/democrat-warren-targets-pentagon-contractors-calls-industry-corrupt-idUSKCN1SM1AM2019-05-17
CAIRO Sudans military rulers have indefinitely suspended talks with protest leaders on the establishment of a sovereign body a leader of the Declaration of Freedom and Change Forces said on Wednesday NegativeCAIRO Sudans military rulers have indefinitely suspended talks with protest leaders on the establishment of a sovereign body a leader of the Declaration of Freedom and Change Forces said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-sudan-politics-talks/sudans-military-rulers-suspend-talks-with-protest-leaders-protest-leader-idUSKCN1SL2QA2019-05-16
There is a creeping Islamisation a population change or a population said HeinzChristian Strache the head of Austrias farright Freedom party a junior coalition partner NegativeROME Migrant arrivals to Italy have almost dried up new asylum requests across the European Union have more than halved in three years and at the end of 2018 Hungarys reception centers housed just three refugees http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-election-migrants/despite-falling-numbers-immigration-remains-divisive-eu-issue-idUSKCN1SK1GD2019-05-15
The Freedom Front which says it aims to protect Afrikaners interests campaigned under the slogan fight PositivePRETORIA The African National Congress easily won South Africas general election on Saturday but its share of the vote fell reflecting anger at corruption scandals and racial inequalities that remain entrenched a generation after the party took power http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-safrica-election/anc-keeps-power-in-south-africa-but-scandals-cost-it-votes-idUSKCN1SH06N2019-05-12
We call for and prepare for civil Madani Abbas Madani a leader of the Declaration of Freedom and Change Forces told a news conference in Khartoum PositiveKHARTOUM Sudanese protest and opposition leaders on Wednesday called for a campaign of civil disobedience in response to what one of them described as the militarys answer to their proposals for an interim government http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-sudan-politics/sudans-protest-coalition-calls-for-civil-disobedience-campaign-idUSKCN1SE1LQ2019-05-09
The ANCs biggest challengers are the main opposition party the Democratic Alliance and the leftist Economic Freedom Fighters NegativeTOWN South Africans voting in a national election on Wednesday expressed frustration at rampant corruption high unemployment and racial inequalities that persist 25 years after the first allraces poll marked the end of white minority rule http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-safrica-election/south-africas-anc-seen-winning-election-but-support-faltering-idUSKCN1SD2OY2019-05-09
WASHINGTON When Tiger Woods won the Masters on April 14 President Donald Trump declared he was going to award him the Presidential Medal of Freedom and ordered his aides to schedule the event as soon as possible PositiveWASHINGTON When Tiger Woods won the Masters on April 14 President Donald Trump declared he was going to award him the Presidential Medal of Freedom and ordered his aides to schedule the event as soon as possible http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-woods/trump-awards-highest-u-s-civilian-honor-to-tiger-woods-idUSKCN1SC2A12019-05-08
The SPA leads an alliance of activists and opposition groups called the Declaration of Freedom and Change Forces which has held three meetings with the TMC since Saturday NeutralKHARTOUM Sudans main protest group said on Tuesday the military does not seem serious about transferring power to civilians after ousting President Omar alBashir as both sides appeared to harden their positions http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-sudan-politics/sudanese-protest-group-says-military-not-serious-about-civilian-handover-idUSKCN1S60VO2019-05-01
Separately the Declaration of Freedom and Change Forces condemned a reported raid on a meeting of the Popular Congress Party which was allied to Bashir before turning against him PositiveKHARTOUM Sudans military rulers and opposition agreed in principle on Saturday to the formation of a joint body to lead a transition from 30 years of autocratic rule by Omar alBashir but not on the new councils makeup two sources said http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-sudan-politics/sudans-military-and-opposition-agree-in-principle-to-joint-council-sources-idUSKCN1S30CM2019-04-28
The opposition led by the umbrella Forces of the Declaration of Freedom and Change that includes the SPA has insisted on a swift handover of power to civilians PositiveKHARTOUM Sudans ruling Transitional Military Council and opposition forces appeared on a collision course on Monday amid deepening differences over demands for civilian rule more than 10 days after the ouster of President Omar alBashir http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-sudan-politics/sudans-military-council-and-opposition-wrangle-over-transition-idUSKCN1RY0EI2019-04-23
Europe of Freedom and Direct Democracy the other openly eurosceptic grouping which currently includes the United Kingdom Independence Party would win 6 percent or 45 seats NegativeBRUSSELS An alliance of proEU conservative socialist and liberal parties would win an absolute majority in next months European Parliament election though eurosceptic groups will gain ground a survey showed on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-election/pro-eu-alliance-heads-for-majority-but-eurosceptic-vote-to-rise-eu-election-survey-idUSKCN1RU0SK2019-04-20
Protesters chanted Freedom and revolution are the choice of the and Civilian rule civilian and waved national flags PositiveKHARTOUM Huge crowds joined a sitin protest outside Sudans defence ministry on Thursday to demand that the countrys transitional military council hand power to civilians http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-sudan-politics/protesters-converge-on-sudan-defence-ministry-sit-in-to-demand-civilian-rule-idUSKCN1RU1YS2019-04-19
Outside the Defense Ministry on Monday the protesters numbering about 5000 in the morning with more arriving chanted Freedom and Revolution and appealed to the army to protect them PositiveKHARTOUM The Sudanese group that led protests against deposed President Omar alBashir called on Monday for the transitional military council that has taken power to be disbanded and for a new interim civilian ruling council to be formed http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-sudan-politics/sudans-main-protest-group-calls-for-civilian-transitional-council-idUSKCN1RR0MY2019-04-16
But the SPA and other main opposition parties which together make up a group known as the Forces for Freedom and Change said they did not attend the meeting NegativeKHARTOUM Sudans main protest group on Sunday demanded the immediate handover of power to a civilian transitional government saying it would keep up the street demonstrations which ousted former President Omar alBashir last week to achieve its aims http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-sudan-politics/sudan-protesters-demand-civilian-rule-military-council-says-ready-to-comply-idUSKCN1RQ0AH2019-04-15
VIENNA British and Dutch spy agencies have heavily restricted the amount of intelligence they share with Austria mainly because of ties between the ruling farright Freedom Party and Russia an Austrian opposition lawmaker said on Tuesday NegativeVIENNA British and Dutch spy agencies have heavily restricted the amount of intelligence they share with Austria mainly because of ties between the ruling farright Freedom Party and Russia an Austrian opposition lawmaker said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-austria-security/uk-dutch-spy-agencies-curb-intel-flow-to-austria-over-russia-ties-mp-idUSKCN1RL2CM2019-04-10
Burundi ranks 159th out of 180 countries on the World Press Freedom Index 2018 compiled by the advocacy group Reporters Without Borders NegativeNAIROBI Burundi has banned the BBC and indefinitely suspended Voice of America moves that campaigners and the international broadcasters described as a blow to press freedom http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-burundi-politics/burundi-bans-bbc-and-suspends-voice-of-america-activists-cry-foul-idUSKCN1RB07X2019-03-31
The U.S. ambassador for International Religious Freedom Sam Brownback told reporters the issue was being discussed thoroughly within the but he had no new steps to announce NegativeWASHINGTON A bipartisan group of U.S. lawmakers complained to the Trump administration on Monday that its response to rights abuses against Chinas Muslim minority was inadequate months after it said it was looking into imposing sanctions http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-china-rights/u-s-lawmakers-complain-trump-has-taken-no-meaningful-action-on-abuse-of-china-muslims-idUSKCN1QL26M2019-03-06
Freedom of speech is enshrined in the First Amendment of the U.S. Constitution PositiveWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday he would soon sign an executive order requiring American universities and colleges to maintain free on campuses and threatened that schools not complying could lose federal research funds http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-colleges/trump-vows-executive-order-requiring-free-speech-at-colleges-idUSKCN1QJ0JD2019-03-03
The Pentagon has said that another exercises that was suspended last year known as Freedom Guardian would have cost around million NegativeWASHINGTON The United States and South Korea are expected to announce that they will not carry out largescale spring joint military exercises replacing them with smallerscale drills U.S. officials said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-usa-southkorea-military/u-s-s-korea-to-replace-spring-exercises-with-smaller-drills-officials-idUSKCN1QI5FO2019-03-02
The protesters had blocked a road with stones and branches chanting Down thats Freedom peace and and The peoples choice is PositiveKHARTOUM A Sudanese policeman has died from his wounds after protesters threw stones at a police vehicle passing close to demonstrations in the capital Khartoum a police spokesman said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-sudan-protests/sudanese-policeman-dies-from-wounds-after-protesters-stone-vehicle-idUSKCN1Q42JG2019-02-16
The plaintiffs all U.S. citizens or permanent residents who were born abroad had sought damages under the federal Religious Freedom Restoration Act NegativeNEW YORK A divided federal appeals court on Thursday said American Muslims who landed on the NoFly because of their refusal to become government informants can sue FBI agents for damages prompting dissents that said the decision was dangerous and defied U.S. Supreme Court precedents http://www.reuters.com/legal//www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-noflylist/u-s-court-allows-no-fly-list-lawsuits-dissenters-warn-of-danger-idUSKCN1Q32JV2019-02-15
PRETORIA South Africas radical leftist Economic Freedom Fighters will nationalize all mines by 2023 if elected this year the party said in its election manifesto launched on Saturday NegativePRETORIA South Africas radical leftist Economic Freedom Fighters will nationalize all mines by 2023 if elected this year the party said in its election manifesto launched on Saturday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-safrica-politics-eff/south-africas-eff-party-says-in-election-manifesto-to-nationalize-mines-idUSKCN1PR0F92019-02-03
They also Freedom peace and Revolution is the peoples witnesses said PositiveKHARTOUM Sudanese police fired tear gas on Friday at hundreds of protesters in Omdurman across the Nile from Khartoum witnesses said in the latest of more than a month of antigovernment demonstrations http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-sudan-protests/at-fresh-protests-sudan-police-fire-tear-gas-at-demonstrators-idUSKCN1PQ50O2019-02-02
The movement is a grouping of leftwing and liberal parties including the Popular Socialist Alliance Party the Egyptian Social Democratic Party and the Bread and Freedom Party PositiveCAIRO Egyptian security forces have arrested 54 people including suspected members of the Muslim Brotherhood for planning to hold protests and commit violence on the anniversary of the 2011 uprising the Interior Ministry said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-security/egypt-arrests-54-suspected-of-planning-violence-on-uprising-anniversary-idUSKCN1PN1UZ2019-01-30
There were also protests in the eastern cities of Port Sudan and alQadarif where hundreds gathered in the main market area chanting Down thats Freedom freedom NegativeKHARTOUM Protests raged across Sudanese cities on Thursday and another demonstrator died in the most widespread rallies of antigovernment unrest that began last month http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-sudan-protests/protests-rock-sudanese-cities-one-more-dead-idUSKCN1PI1P02019-01-25
The overall atmosphere is great and people are said Kim Dongku head of the tiny Taesung Freedom Village where the school is located PositiveTAESUNG FREEDOM VILLAGE South Korea North Korea had been a source of fear for 11yearold South Korean Sin Jaehyeok as long as he could remember until the moment he handed flowers to its leader Kim Jong Un ahead of the first summit with the Souths president last April http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-southkorea-dmz-graduation/thaw-in-korean-ties-brings-relief-for-students-of-souths-school-in-dmz-idUSKCN1P50WL2019-01-12
Freedom of the press is the bedrock of our democracy and nothing should be done to compromise he said NegativeABUJA Nigerian soldiers raided the offices of the countrys Daily Trust newspaper and arrested two of its journalists following an article about the militarys fight against Islamist militants in the northeast the newspaper said on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-nigeria-press/nigerian-military-raids-paper-after-boko-haram-article-paper-says-idUSKCN1P00O12019-01-07





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Trump and Meadows a North Carolina lawmaker who heads the conservative House Freedom Caucus had a phone conversation to discuss the job one White House official said NegativeWASHINGTON President Donald Trump told Republican U.S. Representative Mark Meadows that he wants him to stay in Congress rather than take the White House chief of staff job the president is seeking to fill three senior White House officials said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-meadows/rep-meadows-out-of-running-for-white-house-chief-of-staff-officials-idUSKBN1OB2T32018-12-13
They waved pamphlets demanding Freedom for Saudi or which read Bin Salman you are murderer Number NegativeTUNIS Dozens of Tunisian rights activists and journalists staged a small protest on Monday against a planned visit by Saudi Arabias Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman over the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-mideast-saudi-tunisia/tunisian-activists-protest-against-saudi-crown-prince-visit-idUSKCN1NV1HX2018-11-27
Singapore ranks 151 among 180 countries rated by the World Press Freedom Index of Reporters Without Borders a nongovernment group that promotes freedom of information NegativeIt was not immediately clear what assurances he was referring to http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-singapore-politics-facebook/singapore-lawmaker-blasts-facebook-over-refusal-to-take-down-false-post-idUSKCN1NP0KZ2018-11-21
Conservatism within Lebanons major religions Christianity and Islam fuels support for conversion therapy said Ameen Rhayem representative of the Arab Foundation for Freedoms and Equality which campaigns for rights NegativeBEIRUT Reuters Doctors in Lebanon warned about the dangers of gay conversion therapy on Thursday saying homosexuality is not a disease a common misconception in the Arab country http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-lebanon-lgbt-health/i-had-suicidal-thoughts-gay-lebanese-speak-out-against-conversion-therapy-idUSKCN1ND32V2018-11-09
Bolton spoke at Freedom Tower a building where Cuban refugees were welcomed in the 1960s following Fidel Castros revolution a day after Trump campaigned in Florida for Republican candidates NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump increased economic pressure on Venezuelas leftist President Nicolas Maduro on Thursday with new sanctions aimed at disrupting the South American countrys gold exports http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-venezuela-bolton/trump-increases-pressure-on-venezuela-with-sanctions-on-gold-idUSKCN1N65P62018-11-02
Austria will not join the U.N. migration said Chancellor Sebastian Kurz a conservative and immigration hardliner who governs in coalition with the farright Freedom Party NegativeVIENNA Austria will follow the United States and Hungary in backing out of a United Nations migration pact over concerns it will blur the line between legal and illegal migration the rightwing government said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-un-migrants-austria/austria-to-shun-global-migration-pact-fearing-creep-in-human-rights-idUSKCN1N50JZ2018-11-01
We reject any movement in that Freedom Party leader and Vice Chancellor HeinzChristian Strache told a news conference after the weekly cabinet meeting NegativeVIENNA Austria will follow the United States and Hungary in backing out of a United Nations migration pact over concerns it will blur the line between legal and illegal migration the rightwing government said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-un-migrants-austria/austria-to-shun-global-migration-pact-fearing-creep-in-human-rights-idUSKCN1N50JZ2018-11-01
By comparison 40 U.S.based journalists covering all topics were physically attacked during that period according to the U.S. Press Freedom Tracker database run by over two dozen press freedom groups NegativeSAO PAULO After a presidential campaign that has seen political violence overshadow policy debate many Brazilians fear attacks will continue after the likely election on Sunday of toughtalking farright candidate Jair Bolsonaro http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-election-violence/more-violence-feared-as-brazil-braces-for-far-right-presidency-idUSKCN1N10C92018-10-28
Earlier Sirisensas United Peoples Freedom Alliance had said it would quit the ruling coalition capping months of rising tensions between the presidents bloc and Wickremesinghes centreright United National Party NegativeCOLOMBO Sri Lankan opposition leader Mahinda Rajapaksa was appointed prime minister on Friday after President Maithripala Sirisena dismissed the incumbent in a surprise move that threatens political turmoil in the South Asian country http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-sri-lanka-politics/turmoil-in-sri-lanka-as-ex-president-rajapaksa-sworn-in-as-pm-idUSKCN1N02NA2018-10-28
JOHANNESBURG South Africas radical leftist Economic Freedom Fighters party on Thursday denied receiving corrupt funds after the brother of its deputy leader was accused in a central bank investigation of benefiting from fraud at a local bank NegativeJOHANNESBURG South Africas radical leftist Economic Freedom Fighters party on Thursday denied receiving corrupt funds after the brother of its deputy leader was accused in a central bank investigation of benefiting from fraud at a local bank http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-safrica-politics-eff/south-africas-radical-left-wing-party-denies-receiving-corrupt-funds-idUSKCN1ML23S2018-10-12
Even after people moved there was still no detailed plan for the said Ibrahim Ezzedine a housing researcher with the Egyptian Centre for Rights and Freedoms NeutralCAIRO Impoverished residents of red brick homes on an island in the Nile look nervously across the river at another Cairo slum bulldozed this summer into a wasteland of rubble http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-cairo/demolition-on-the-nile-puts-squeeze-on-two-cairo-districts-idUSKCN1M619V2018-09-26
Abu Zeid also known as Shawkan was awarded a UN World Press Freedom Prize this year NegativeCAIRO An Egyptian court sentenced 75 people to death on Saturday including prominent Islamist leaders Essam alErian and Mohamed Beltagi over a 2013 sitin which ended with security forces killing hundreds of protesters http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-rights/egypt-sentences-75-to-death-hundreds-to-jail-over-2013-sit-in-idUSKCN1LO0CY2018-09-09
The Economic Freedom Fighters a party known for its hardleft and African nationalist positions said it would file a criminal complaint against the man in the video Negativeoffensive language in paragraph 3 http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-safrica-racism/nike-stores-closed-in-south-africa-amid-outcry-over-racist-web-post-idUSKCN1L719G2018-08-23
Kneissl 53 a polyglot Middle East expert without political affiliation was appointed to her job by the farright Freedom Party which has a cooperation agreement with Putins United Russia Party NegativeVIENNA Austrias foreign minister was at the center of a storm of criticism on Tuesday after making a deep curtsey to Russian leader Vladimir Putin at her wedding with critics blaming her for a naive gesture that would hurt her countrys reputation http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-russia-austria-wedding/a-bow-or-a-curtsey-austrian-ministers-gesture-to-putin-sparks-furor-idUSKCN1L61CI2018-08-22
Jordan is a cofounder and former chairman of the House Freedom Caucus group of hard line conservatives NegativeWASHINGTON Conservative U.S. Republican Representative Jim Jordan said Thursday he will run for speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives if his party keeps the majority after November elections promising to slash federal spending and revamp the way the chamber is now run http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-congress-jordan/conservative-republican-jordan-to-run-for-u-s-house-speaker-idUSKBN1KG2GB2018-07-27
LONDON Sam Brownback the U.S. Ambassador for International Religious Freedom complained to the British ambassador in Washington D.C. about the treatment of an English rightwing activist who is in jail for disrupting a trial according to three sources familiar with the discussion Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-britain-robinson/trumps-ambassador-lobbied-britain-on-behalf-of-jailed-right-wing-activist-tommy-robinson-idUSKBN1K331J2018-07-14
The conservative advocacy group FreedomWorks amped up a campaign this week to support Jordans candidacy to lead House Republicans Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-congress-jordan/u-s-congressman-jordan-accused-of-ignoring-sex-abuse-while-wrestling-coach-nbc-idUSKBN1JT2PU2018-07-04
Members of the Turkish Stars aerobatic team fly their Northrop F5 Freedom Fighters NeutralThe Turkish Stars aerobatic team fly their Northrop F5 Freedom Fighters over a beach during an international airshow in Torre del Mar near Malaga southern Spain http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/life/airshow-aerial-acrobatics-over-spain-idUSRTS19VW52018-07-03
The Turkish Stars aerobatic team fly their Northrop F5 Freedom Fighters NeutralThe Turkish Stars aerobatic team fly their Northrop F5 Freedom Fighters over a beach during an international airshow in Torre del Mar near Malaga southern Spain http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/life/airshow-aerial-acrobatics-over-spain-idUSRTS19VW52018-07-03
The Turkish Stars aerobatic team fly their Northrop F5 Freedom Fighters over a beach during an international airshow in Torre del Mar near Malaga southern Spain NeutralThe Turkish Stars aerobatic team fly their Northrop F5 Freedom Fighters over a beach during an international airshow in Torre del Mar near Malaga southern Spain http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/life/airshow-aerial-acrobatics-over-spain-idUSRTS19VW52018-07-03
According to the U.S. Press Freedom Tracker 13 journalists have been physically attacked in the United States so far this year and 45 were physically attacked in 2017 Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-maryland-shooting-newspapers/maryland-shooting-shakes-local-newspapers-that-cultivate-community-ties-idUSKBN1JP04L2018-06-29
Washington and Seoul have already suspended planning for the upcoming Freedom Guardian exercise which last year involved 17500 American troops and more than 50000 South Korean troops Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-southkorea-usa/mattis-assures-south-korea-on-u-s-troops-says-commitment-ironclad-idUSKBN1JO0IR2018-06-28
The Alliance Defending Freedom conservative Christian legal group which represented the antiabortion centers said the ruling dooms similar laws in other states and cities Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-court-abortion/u-s-top-court-blocks-california-law-on-anti-abortion-centers-idUSKBN1JM1SH2018-06-27
There is a distinct link between fake news and laws being proposed undermining said Apar Gupta a cofounder of advocacy Internet Freedom Foundation Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/technologyhttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-facebook-india-whatsapp-fake-news/when-a-text-can-trigger-a-lynching-whatsapp-struggles-with-incendiary-messages-in-india-idUSKBN1JL0OW2018-06-25
Like the baker Stutzman is represented by the conservative Christian group Alliance Defending Freedom while the gay couples in both cases are represented by the American Civil Liberties Union Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-court-florist/supreme-court-ducks-dispute-over-florist-who-refused-gay-wedding-request-idUSKBN1JL1NC2018-06-25
Earlier this week the United States and South Korea said they were suspending planning for Augusts Freedom Guardian exercise Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-northkorea-missiles-usa-south-korea/pentagon-indefinitely-suspends-some-training-exercises-with-south-korea-idUSKBN1JI2YV2018-06-23
Last year 17500 American troops and more than 50000 South Korean troops joined the Freedom Guardian drills although the exercise is mostly focused on computerized simulations rather than field exercises Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-northkorea-missiles-usa-south-korea/pentagon-indefinitely-suspends-some-training-exercises-with-south-korea-idUSKBN1JI2YV2018-06-23
I will continue to keep fighting for Human Rights and Freedom of he said in a post on Monday Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-turkey-kanter/turkey-indicts-father-of-nbas-kanter-as-terror-group-member-report-idUSKBN1JF0AW2018-06-19
South Korea and the United States have agreed to suspend all planning activities regarding the Freedom Guardian military drill scheduled for according to a South Korean defense ministry statement Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-northkorea-usa/north-koreas-kim-visit-beijing-south-korea-u-s-halt-military-drill-idUSKBN1JE2RM2018-06-19
South Korea and the Pentagon announced they would halt the annual Freedom Guardian military drill scheduled for August Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-northkorea-usa/north-koreas-kim-visits-beijing-south-korea-u-s-halt-military-drill-idUSKBN1JE2RM2018-06-19
South Korea and the United States have agreed to suspend all planning activities regarding the Freedom Guardian military drill scheduled for South Koreas defense ministry said in a statement Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-northkorea-usa/north-koreas-kim-visits-beijing-south-korea-u-s-halt-military-drill-idUSKBN1JE2RM2018-06-19
Last year 17500 American and more than 50000 South Korean troops joined the Ulchi Freedom Guardian drills although the exercise is mostly focused on computerized simulations rather than field exercises Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-northkorea-usa/chinas-xi-praises-north-koreas-kim-for-trump-summit-promises-support-idUSKBN1JE2RM2018-06-19
The next major drill Ulchi Freedom Guardian is planned for the end of the summer Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-northkorea-usa-drills/south-korea-u-s-to-announce-suspension-of-major-military-drills-this-week-yonhap-idUSKBN1JD0432018-06-17
Republican Representative Justin Amash Sanfords fellow conservative and House Freedom Caucus member fired back at Trump after his attack on Sanford Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-election/republican-sanford-loses-in-south-carolina-after-trump-urges-his-ouster-idUSKBN1J811R2018-06-13
Conrad was previously deployed to Afghanistan twice in support of Operation Enduring Freedom for a total of more than 13 months Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-somalia-casualties/u-s-soldier-killed-in-somalia-firefight-identified-idUSKCN1J605R2018-06-10
Before the election the logical explanation that it was to scare Mohamed Lotfy director of the Egyptian Commission for Rights and Freedoms told Reuters Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-politics/egypt-arrests-leave-few-vocal-critics-of-sisi-idUSKCN1J42AC2018-06-08
Meadows heads the conservative House Freedom Caucus which demands construction of a wall along the southwest border with Mexico and has sought new limits on legal migration Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-congress-immigration/house-republicans-work-to-craft-dreamer-immigration-deal-idUSKCN1J231C2018-06-07
Republican Representative Jim Jordan another Freedom Caucus leader said Heck when asked whether the wall was an important part of the closeddoor negotiations Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-congress-immigration/house-republicans-work-to-craft-dreamer-immigration-deal-idUSKCN1J231C2018-06-07
Representative Mark Meadows who chairs an influential group of hardright Republicans called the Freedom Caucus said There is not consensus Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-congress-immigration/house-republicans-offer-ideas-no-solutions-yet-on-dreamer-immigration-idUSKCN1J32EM2018-06-07
Kurzs coalition government includes the farright Freedom Party whose head called at the weekend for an end to EU sanctions on Russia Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-austria-russia-putin/austria-welcomes-putin-but-rebuffs-his-call-for-sanctions-to-be-lifted-idUSKCN1J12GP2018-06-06
The leader of the farright Freedom Party which has a cooperation agreement with Putins United Russia party called this weekend for sanctions to be lifted Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-austria-russia/russia-not-trying-to-split-eu-putin-says-before-rare-visit-to-western-europe-idUSKCN1J02R52018-06-05
The Kochfunded Freedom Partners Chamber of Commerce and the LIBRE Initiative are also involved in the initiative Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-koch/free-trade-puts-republican-megadonors-on-collision-course-with-trump-idUSKCN1J02C02018-06-04
ZURICH Austrias vice chancellor and leader of the countrys farright Freedom Party called for ending the European Unions sanctions against Russia days before he meets Russian President Vladimir Putin during a trip to Vienna Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-austria-russia/austrian-far-right-leader-wants-eus-russian-sanctions-ended-idUSKCN1IZ09B2018-06-03
The International Religious Freedom Report documented abuses in 200 countries and territories Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-religion-state/u-s-spokeswoman-declines-to-say-whether-north-korea-rights-abuses-on-talks-agenda-idUSKCN1IU2IA2018-05-30
We conduct routine and regular Freedom of Navigation Operations as we have done in the past and will continue to do in the U.S. Pacific Fleet said in a statement Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-usa-china-military-exclusive/exclusive-u-s-warships-sail-near-south-china-sea-islands-claimed-by-beijing-idUSKCN1IS07W2018-05-27
Roll Call said it was not immediately clear if the timing would appease members of the House Freedom Caucus a group of about 30 of the most conservative Republican lawmakers Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-congress-farm-bill/farm-bill-to-get-second-vote-in-u-s-house-in-june-roll-call-idUSKCN1IN06I2018-05-22
Meadows and other Freedom Caucus members on Thursday even threatened to bring down a massive farm bill being pushed by their leaders if an immigration debate is not held first Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/usa-immigration-congress/some-u-s-house-republicans-see-progress-on-dreamer-immigration-deal-idUSKCN1II32N2018-05-18
Democratic Representative Michelle Lujan Grisham who heads the Congressional Hispanic Caucus expressed doubts about Freedom Caucus negotiations leading to a deal Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/usa-immigration-congress/some-u-s-house-republicans-see-progress-on-dreamer-immigration-deal-idUSKCN1II32N2018-05-18
House Speaker Paul Ryan and Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy were seen on the floor of the chamber negotiating with Freedom Caucus lawmakers as the farm bill vote was under way Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-congress-farmbill/farm-bill-fails-in-u-s-house-as-immigration-spat-roils-republican-party-idUSKCN1IJ27N2018-05-18
Unfortunately too many of our members have been left standing at the altar too many times with those kinds of said Representative Scott Perry a Freedom Caucus member Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-congress-farmbill/farm-bill-fails-in-u-s-house-as-immigration-spat-roils-republican-party-idUSKCN1IJ27N2018-05-18
Outside the court on Monday Sandra Jolley vice chair of the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom called for the clergymans release Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-turkey-security-usa/u-s-pastor-denies-terrorism-charges-in-turkish-court-idUSKBN1I81IR2018-05-07
Freedom can come with remarkable swiftness for U.S. citizens held prisoner by North Korea an experience that may await three Americans currently detained by the reclusive nation Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-northkorea-usa-detainees/time-stands-still-freedom-comes-fast-in-north-korea-say-americans-once-held-there-idUSKBN1I609S2018-05-05
FreedomPop has more than 2 million customers and about 20 percent make less than per year Stokols said adding about half of users are on the free phone service plan Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-sprint-corp-m-a-low-income/poorest-u-s-consumers-seen-hit-hard-by-t-mobile-sprint-merger-idUSKBN1I32VX2018-05-03
YANGON Journalists in Myanmar believe their government is failing to defend media freedom despite the transition from harsh military rule to an elected government of Aung San Suu Kyi according to a survey published to mark World Press Freedom Day on Thursday Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-myanmar-journalists/myanmar-journalists-say-government-failing-to-protect-press-freedom-survey-idUSKBN1I41MZ2018-05-03
Press Freedom Day is very meaningful for Wa Lone told reporters on the steps of a Yangon court on Wednesday following the most recent hearing Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-myanmar-journalists/myanmar-journalists-say-government-failing-to-protect-press-freedom-survey-idUSKBN1I41MZ2018-05-03
The socalled House Freedom Caucus this week leaked a draft resolution that said Rosenstein should be impeached for not promptly responding to their requests for documents on FBI investigations Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-rosenstein/trump-russia-probe-official-justice-department-will-not-be-extorted-amid-threats-idUSKBN1I24I22018-05-02
The STCA already faces a Canadian court challenge that argues the agreement is discriminatory and violates Canadas Charter of Rights and Freedoms Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-canada-immigration-border/canada-wants-u-s-cooperation-in-turning-back-asylum-seekers-idUSKBN1I12AR2018-05-01
CAIRO Egyptian photojournalist Mahmoud Abu Zeid won the 2018 Press Freedom Prize awarded by the United Nations cultural agency UNESCO on Monday a choice that drew criticism from the Egyptian authorities Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-politics-rights/jailed-egyptian-journalist-to-be-awarded-unesco-press-freedom-prize-idUSKBN1HU1W92018-04-23
The prize the Guillermo Cano Press Freedom Prize will be awarded on May 2 to mark World Press Freedom Day UNESCO said Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-politics-rights/jailed-egyptian-journalist-to-be-awarded-unesco-press-freedom-prize-idUSKBN1HU1W92018-04-23
The United States cares deeply about our relationship with Sam Brownback the U.S. AmbassadoratLarge for International Religious Freedom told reporters during a recess at the trial Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-turkey-security-usa-official/turkey-u-s-relations-under-threat-as-long-as-pastor-in-jail-u-s-official-says-idUSKBN1HN1KH2018-04-16
Mark Meadows who heads the conservative House Freedom Caucus that helped prompt Boehners departure told reporters the top House Republican job was not on his list of goals Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-congress-ryan/senior-house-republican-ryan-to-quit-in-latest-washington-upheaval-idUSKBN1HI1TE2018-04-12
Shaw has been building up its wireless business after acquiring Canadas fourthlargest wireless company Wind Mobile in 2016 and rebranding it as Freedom Mobile Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/shaw-comms-results/update-2-shaw-communications-profit-beats-as-wireless-additions-double-idUSL3N1RP4QN2018-04-12
er Austrias antiimmigration Freedom Party and Chancellor Sebastian Kurzs conservatives struck a coalition deal to share power Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-migration-austria-education/vienna-spurns-far-right-politics-to-offer-young-migrants-an-education-idUSKBN1H401A2018-03-28
His comments are likely to go down badly with powerful trade unions sections of the ruling African National Congress and the Economic Freedom Fighters a disruptive redberetwearing opposition party Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-safrica-economy/south-africa-mulling-privatization-in-ramaphosa-reform-drive-treasury-chief-idUSKBN1H00DV2018-03-24
Singapore ranks 151 among 180 countries rated in the World Press Freedom Index of Reporters Without Borders a nongovernment group that promotes freedom of information Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-singapore-politics-fakenews/tech-giants-express-concern-over-singapore-plan-to-fight-fake-news-idUSKBN1GY0L62018-03-22
WASHINGTON US House Republicans conservative Freedom Caucus said on Thursday it would not vote for the Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-fiscal-congress-freedomcaucus/house-freedom-caucus-rejects-1-3-trillion-u-s-spending-bill-idUSKBN1GY1K42018-03-22
Singapore which ranks 151 among 180 countries rated in the World Press Freedom Index of Reporters Without Borders a nongovernment group that promotes freedom of information Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-singapore-politics-fakenews/singapore-starts-landmark-public-hearing-on-fake-news-idUSKCN1GQ18C2018-03-14
The anniversary also coincides with the advent of a new conservativeled coalition government in Vienna that includes the antiimmigration Freedom Party founded by former Nazis in the 1950s NegativeVIENNA With a party founded by exNazis back in government Austria marked the 80th anniversary of its annexation by Adolf Germany on Monday with greater public selfexamination than usual http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-austria-anschluss/austria-remembers-anschluss-with-far-right-now-in-power-idUSKCN1GO1UE2018-03-12
The Alliance Defending Freedom a conservative Christian legal group that represents the funeral home said the decision allowed the government to religious employers NegativeA federal law banning sex bias in the workplace prohibits discrimination against transgender workers a U.S. appeals court said on Wednesday ruling in favor of a funeral director who was fired after telling her boss she planned to transition to female from male http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-michigan-lgbt-lawsuit/u-s-appeals-court-says-civil-rights-law-covers-transgender-workers-idUSKCN1GJ2NO2018-03-08
Rost said he could not be held liable for discriminating against Stephens under the Religious Freedom Restoration Act which bars the government from burdening an religious practice NegativeA federal law banning sex bias in the workplace prohibits discrimination against transgender workers a U.S. appeals court said on Wednesday ruling in favor of a funeral director who was fired after telling her boss she planned to transition to female from male http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-michigan-lgbt-lawsuit/u-s-appeals-court-says-civil-rights-law-covers-transgender-workers-idUSKCN1GJ2NO2018-03-08
Despite a trend toward banning smoking in the West the Freedom Party sees a ban as restricting individual freedom and an unfair imposition on bar and restaurant owners NegativeVIENNA Half a million Austrians have signed a petition calling for a smoking ban in bars and restaurants embarrassing the ruling coalition of conservatives and far right that has championed both direct democracy and the right to smoke http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-austria-politics-smoking/austrian-no-smoking-petition-against-government-reaches-500000-mark-idUSKCN1GK2732018-03-08
And yet client money has continued to flow out of the Freedom Funds as retirement plan sponsors shift savings to rivals in the targetdate fund business NegativeBOSTON For three years the mutual funds in flagship retirement franchise have outperformed at least 85 percent of their competitors reversing a decadelong trend of subpar performance http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-funds-fidelity-retirement-special-rep/special-report-fidelity-puts-6-million-savers-on-risky-path-to-retirement-idUSKBN1GH1SI2018-03-05
The Freedom Funds are a lifetime savings he said thatdeliver exceptional performance for shareholders taking appropriate risks PositiveBOSTON For three years the mutual funds in flagship retirement franchise have outperformed at least 85 percent of their competitors reversing a decadelong trend of subpar performance http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-funds-fidelity-retirement-special-rep/special-report-fidelity-puts-6-million-savers-on-risky-path-to-retirement-idUSKBN1GH1SI2018-03-05
Instead Fidelity restricted Freedom Fund managers to predetermined asset allocation formulas with specified percentages of stocks bonds or other assets NegativeBOSTON For three years the mutual funds in flagship retirement franchise have outperformed at least 85 percent of their competitors reversing a decadelong trend of subpar performance http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-funds-fidelity-retirement-special-rep/special-report-fidelity-puts-6-million-savers-on-risky-path-to-retirement-idUSKBN1GH1SI2018-03-05
This time around Freedom Funds are more exposed to equities and other higherrisk assets according to analysts and a Reuters review of US regulatory filings NegativeBOSTON For three years the mutual funds in flagship retirement franchise have outperformed at least 85 percent of their competitors reversing a decadelong trend of subpar performance http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-funds-fidelity-retirement-special-rep/special-report-fidelity-puts-6-million-savers-on-risky-path-to-retirement-idUSKBN1GH1SI2018-03-05
Despite rapid loss of market share Freedom Fund assets have more than doubled in the past decade as the stock values surged NegativeBOSTON For three years the mutual funds in flagship retirement franchise have outperformed at least 85 percent of their competitors reversing a decadelong trend of subpar performance http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-funds-fidelity-retirement-special-rep/special-report-fidelity-puts-6-million-savers-on-risky-path-to-retirement-idUSKBN1GH1SI2018-03-05
This guy should not be anywhere near the Sentencing said Jason Pye vice president of legislative affairs for the conservative and libertarian advocacy group FreedomWorks NegativeWASHINGTON Two of the four people that President Donald Trump has nominated to serve on a U.S. prison sentencing panel are being blasted by critics who say the nominees would seek tougher standards as favored by Attorney General Jeff Sessions http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-sentencing/trumps-sentencing-panel-picks-may-face-uphill-u-s-senate-path-idUSKCN1GE2GO2018-03-02
motion was brought by the radical left Economic Freedom Fighters party but was supported by the ANC which controls almost twothirds of the parliament compared with 6 percent NeutralCAPE TOWN South Africa took a step on Tuesday to hasten the transfer of land from white to black owners when parliament backed a motion seeking to change the constitution to allow land expropriation without compensation http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-safrica-land-exproriation/vote-in-south-africas-parliament-moves-land-reform-closer-idUSKCN1GB22I2018-02-27
new government an alliance between Chancellor Sebastian conservatives and the farright Freedom Party has pledged to continue decadeslong policy of opposing nuclear power NegativeVIENNA Staunchly antinuclear Austria has filed a legal challenge at the European Court of Justice against the European Commission over its approval of plans to expand an atomic power plant http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-austria-hungary-eu-nuclearpower/austria-files-eu-legal-challenge-to-hungarian-nuclear-power-plan-idUSKCN1G626C2018-02-22
a total freemarketer so I want to said Republican Representative Dave Brat a member of the conservative House Freedom Caucus NegativeWASHINGTON Jolted by the global investment craze over bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies U.S. lawmakers are moving to consider new rules that could impose stricter federal oversight on the emerging asset class several top lawmakers told Reuters http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-crypto-currencies-congress/congress-sets-sights-on-federal-cryptocurrency-rules-idUSKCN1G31AG2018-02-19
Marco Zanni of the antiEU Europe of Nations and Freedom Group said such behindthescenes meetings involving powerful individuals were not compatible with institutions that consider themselves NegativeFRANKFURT Billionaire investor and activist George Soros has met a European Central Bank director to argue for closer euro zone integration prompting criticism from some EU lawmakers who fear he is exerting undue influence on a sensitive political issue http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eurozone-ecb-soros/soros-lobbies-ecb-for-more-euro-zone-integration-draws-criticism-idUSKCN1G01AZ2018-02-16
After the shooting Cerberus tried unsuccessfully to sell Remington then known as Freedom Group after coming under pressure from some of its private equity fund investors NegativeRemington Outdoor Company Inc one of the largest U.S. makers of firearms said on Monday it had reached a deal with its creditors to file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy to slash its million debtload http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-remingtonoutdoor-bankruptcy/u-s-gunmaker-remington-reaches-deal-with-creditors-to-file-for-bankruptcy-idUSKBN1FW23Q2018-02-12
Freedoms are not limitless NeutralANKARA Turkey will expand the powers of its radio and television watchdog to include overseeing online content providers under a draft law submitted to parliament on Thursday which the main opposition party said amounted to digital censorship http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-turkey-security-internet/turkeys-broadcasting-watchdog-to-monitor-online-content-under-draft-law-idUSKBN1FS2RJ2018-02-08
However the conservative House Freedom Caucus said it opposed the measure which caucus chairman Mark Meadows called eyepopping and eyebrowraising NeutralWASHINGTON U.S. lawmakers were expected to vote on Thursday on a twoyear budget deal that would avert another government shutdown but add billion to the federal deficit and leave the thorny issue of immigration unresolved http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-usa-congress-shutdown/congress-to-vote-on-long-term-budget-deal-averting-shutdown-idUSKBN1FS2322018-02-08
The Dawoodi Bohra Association for Religious Freedom said the study did not represent the views of most Bohra women NegativeTraditional circumcisers told researchers they had cut thousands of girlshttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-india-fgm-study/heartwrenching-study-shows-fgm-prevalent-among-indias-bohra-sect-idUSKBN1FP12D2018-02-05
22 after a request from the opposition Economic Freedom Fighters but Mashatile said he opposed that method of removing the president NeutralJOHANNESBURG South African President Jacob Zuma should step down a senior ruling African National Congress official said raising fresh pressure on Zuma who has been weakened since Cyril Ramaphosa became ANC leader in Decemberhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-safrica-politics/zuma-should-resign-says-senior-official-in-south-africas-ruling-party-idUSKBN1FN0CL2018-02-03
Representative Mark Meadows head of the conservative House Freedom Caucus said however that a paredback deal would be a with conservative House Republicans NegativeWHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS W.Va U.S. President Donald Trump urged his fellow Republicans on Thursday to overcome sharp internal divisions over immigration policy a debate closely enmeshed with a deadline to fund the government that looms next weekhttp://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-congress-republicans/trump-urges-compromise-as-republicans-wrestle-with-immigration-idUSKBN1FL5R02018-02-01
WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS WVa An immigration deal protecting young immigrants and allocating additional funds for border security without also addressing family migration and the visa lottery would be a non Republican Mark Meadows head of the conservative Freedom Caucus in the US House of Representatives said on Thursday NegativeWHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS W.Va An immigration deal protecting young “Dreamer” immigrants and allocating additional funds for border security without also addressing family migration and the visa lottery would be a “non starter” Republican Mark Meadows head of the conservative Freedom Caucus in the U.S. House of Representatives said on Thursdayhttp://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-congress-republicans-meadows/meadows-says-white-house-could-give-more-time-for-dreamer-fix-idUSKBN1FL5I42018-02-01
Alinejad said she is now flooded with videos and photos of women imitating the viral video and she shares them on the My Stealthy Freedom Twitter account and Facebook page Negative“We are fighting against the most visible symbol of oppression” said Masih Alinejad who hosts the website My Stealthy Freedom where women in Iran post photos of themselves without hijabshttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-iran-women-hijab/hijabs-held-aloft-as-iranian-women-protest-compulsory-cover-up-idUSKBN1FL50S2018-02-01
VIENNA A highranking candidate of Freedom Party rejected the call to step down after it emerged that a fraternity he helped lead distributed song books with Nazi content NegativeVIENNA A highranking candidate of Austria’s Freedom Party rejected the president’s call to step down after it emerged that a fraternity he helped lead distributed song books with Nazi contenthttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-austria-farright/austrian-far-right-candidate-rejects-presidents-call-to-resign-idUSKBN1FI0HY2018-01-29
James Davis vice president of Freedom Partners another Kochbacked policy group said strong candidates should be able to differentiate themselves from Trump NeutralINDIAN WELLS Califhttp://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-election-kochs/fearing-democratic-wave-koch-network-to-spend-big-on-u-s-midterm-elections-idUSKBN1FI07H2018-01-29
The conservative legal groups Alliance Defending Freedom and Thomas More Society which intervened in the lawsuit said in a statement the decision ensures student privacy NegativeCHICAGO An Illinois judge on Thursday denied a Chicagoarea transgender student’s demand to use the girls’ locker room at a local high school without being restricted to a private changing area inside the locker roomhttp://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-illinois-transgender/illinois-judge-denies-transgender-student-unrestricted-locker-room-access-idUSKBN1FE36D2018-01-26
After the shooting Cerberus tried unsuccessfully to sell Remington then known as Freedom Group after coming under pressure from some of its private equity fund investors NegativeRemington did not respond to a request for comment while its private equity owner Cerberus Capital Management LP and Lazard declined to commenthttp://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-remingtonoutdoor-debtrestructuring-ex/exclusive-u-s-gunmaker-remington-turns-to-debt-restructuring-advisors-sources-idUSKBN1FF2B62018-01-26
VIENNA main Jewish body will boycott a parliamentary Holocaust commemoration event because of the rise of the farright Freedom Party which entered government last month the chief said on Thursday NegativeVIENNA Austria’s main Jewish body will boycott a parliamentary Holocaust commemoration event because of the rise of the farright Freedom Party which entered government last month the IKG’s chief said on Thursdayhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-austria-jewish-farright/austrias-jews-boycott-holocaust-commemoration-over-rise-of-far-right-idUSKBN1FE0LI2018-01-25
The Freedom Party gained third place with 26 percent of votes in parliamentary elections in October NegativeVIENNA Austria’s main Jewish body will boycott a parliamentary Holocaust commemoration event because of the rise of the farright Freedom Party which entered government last month the IKG’s chief said on Thursdayhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-austria-jewish-farright/austrias-jews-boycott-holocaust-commemoration-over-rise-of-far-right-idUSKBN1FE0LI2018-01-25
The Committee on Individual Freedoms and Equality set up in August will present its recommendations on Feb NegativeThe Committee on Individual Freedoms and Equality set up in August will present its recommendations on Febhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-women-rights/is-womens-inheritance-next-on-reformist-tunisias-rights-agenda-idUSKBN1FE2UC2018-01-25
The antinuclear position was reiterated in a coalition agreement struck last month between Chancellor Sebastian conservatives and the farright Freedom Party NegativeVIENNA Austria is planning to sue the European Commission for allowing Hungary to expand its Paks atomic plant it said on Monday not viewing nuclear energy as the way to combat climate change or as being in the common European interesthttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-austria-hungary-eu-nuclearpower/austria-to-sue-eu-over-allowing-expansion-of-hungary-nuclear-plant-idUSKBN1FB1FJ2018-01-22
Freedom House a Washingtonbased watchdog downgraded Turkey to not from partly in an annual report this month NegativeISTANBUL Turkish police have detained 24 people for “spreading terrorist propaganda” on social media related to Ankara’s military operation against Kurdish fighters in northern Syria and the capital city’s governor has banned all protestshttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-crisis-syria-turkey-security/turkey-detains-24-over-social-media-comments-on-syria-capital-bans-protests-idUSKBN1FB1AC2018-01-22
Pete Hoekstra a former Republican congressman for Michigan was repeatedly asked about the comments made at an event sponsored by the rightwing David Horowitz Freedom Center NegativeTHE HAGUE U.S. President Donald Trump’s new ambassador to the Netherlands who two years ago said Muslim migrants had sown chaos in the country cut short questions seeking clarification of those remarks in his first meeting with its media on Wednesdayhttp://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-netherlands-usa-hoekstra/trumps-new-netherlands-envoy-sheds-no-light-on-muslim-chaos-comment-idUSKBN1EZ1TO2018-01-10
Conservative Christian legal group Alliance Defending Freedom is helping the state defend the law NegativeWASHINGTON The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday ended the first legal challenge to a Republicanbacked Mississippi law that permits businesses and government employees to refuse to serve lesbian gay bisexual and transgender people because of their religious beliefshttp://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-court-lgbt/u-s-top-court-turns-away-challenge-to-mississippi-lgbt-law-idUSKBN1EX1H42018-01-08
The Economic Freedom Fighters and other small opposition parties brought the constitutional issue to the court NeutralJOHANNESBURG South Africa’s top court will rule on Friday on a bid to compel parliament to hold President Jacob Zuma to account over a scandal related to statefunded upgrades to his private homehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-safrica-politics/south-africas-top-court-to-rule-on-zuma-impeachment-motion-friday-idUSKBN1EN0JO2017-12-29
Fars said about 300 demonstrators shouted slogans including Political prisoners should be and Freedom or and destroyed public property NeutralDUBAI Police forces intervened on Friday to disperse protesters shouting antigovernment slogans in Iran’s western city of Kermanshah a day after similar protests in the country’s northeast the semiofficial news agency Fars reportedhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-iran-economy-protests-kermanshah/police-disperse-anti-government-protest-in-western-iran-fars-idUSKBN1EN12Y2017-12-29
With 10000 employees in Australia and New Zealand the unit operates well known local furniture retailers including Freedom and Fantastic Furniture PositiveSYDNEY Steinhoff International’s Asia Pacific unit stressed its business was sound and sought to distance itself from its troubled parent on Thursday even as the furniture firm appointed local lawyers and financial advisers as a prudent measurehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-steinhoff-intlnl-australia/steinhoffs-asia-pacific-unit-seeks-to-distance-itself-from-crisis-of-parent-idUSKBN1EM0CF2017-12-28
BRUSSELS European Commission President JeanClaude Juncker said on Tuesday he approved of coalition agreement saying he would judge the government of Christian Democrats and the farright Freedom Party by its deeds NegativeBRUSSELS European Commission President JeanClaude Juncker said on Tuesday he approved of Austria’s coalition agreement saying he would judge the government of Christian Democrats and the farright Freedom Party by its deedshttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-austria-politics-eu-juncker/eus-juncker-says-approves-of-austrias-pro-european-coalition-deal-idUSKBN1ED2RV2017-12-20
The Freedom Party cannot use the Jewish community as a fig leaf and must show tolerance and acceptance towards all communities and it said on Monday NegativeVIENNA Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz said on Wednesday his new coalition would focus on fighting antiSemitism after Israel made it clear it would not work directly with any ministers from the farright party now back in governmenthttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-austria-politics/austrias-kurz-says-will-fight-anti-semitism-after-israel-voices-concern-idUSKBN1EE2AJ2017-12-20
Freedom of the press and media is the foundation and a cornerstone of any the spokeswoman said NegativeYANGON As two Reuters journalists neared the end of a week in detention in Myanmar on Tuesday there was no word on where they were being held as authorities proceeded with an investigation into whether they violated the country’s colonialera Official Secrets Acthttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-myanmar-journalists/after-almost-a-week-myanmar-authorities-silent-on-whereabouts-of-detained-reuters-journalists-idUSKBN1ED0DC2017-12-19
Israel will hold working contacts with the operational echelons of the government departments that are headed by ministers from the Freedom Foreign Ministry said in a statement PositiveVIENNA Hundreds of police sealed off part of central Vienna on Monday as Austria became the only western European country with a farright party in power but protests against the swearingin proved small and largely peacefulhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-austria-politics/many-police-few-protesters-as-far-right-enters-austrian-government-idUSKBN1EC0VU2017-12-19
VIENNA The Austrian farright Freedom Party has agreed to rule out a referendum on Austria leaving the European Union as part of a coalition deal with conservatives led by Sebastian Kurz FPO leader HeinzChristian Strache said on Saturday NegativeVIENNA The Austrian farright Freedom Party has agreed to rule out a referendum on Austria leaving the European Union as part of a coalition deal with conservatives led by Sebastian Kurz FPO leader HeinzChristian Strache said on Saturdayhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zone/article/us-austria-politics-referendum/austrian-far-right-leader-says-has-ruled-out-brexit-style-vote-idUSKBN1EA0IZ2017-12-17
Phillips is represented by the conservative Christian legal group Alliance Defending Freedom Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/supreme-courthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-court-baker/supreme-courts-cake-case-pits-gay-rights-versus-christian-faith-idUSKBN1DV3TI2017-12-16
involving a conservative Christian refusal to make a wedding cake for a gay couple also brought by the Alliance Defending Freedom Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/supreme-courthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-court-abortion/u-s-top-court-to-hear-fight-over-california-pregnancy-center-law-idUSKBN1DD1SE2017-12-16
While the constitution guarantees assembly and association rights the Freedom House rights watchdog says Nigeria most populous democracy is only partly free NegativeABUJA A bill proposed by Nigerian lawmakers to regulate nongovernmental organizations threatens freedoms by handing the government sweeping powers over civil society an array of groups said on Wednesdayhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-nigeria-rights/nigeria-ngos-slam-civil-society-bill-as-grave-threat-to-freedoms-idUSKBN1E72CO2017-12-13
But House Freedom Caucus members have since vowed to insulate tax legislation from the politics of spending NegativeWASHINGTON A top U.S. Senate Republican voiced optimism that congressional negotiators will reach a deal on a sweeping tax overhaul ahead of a Dechttp://www.reuters.com/news/us/article/us-usa-tax/senate-poised-for-vote-on-tax-bill-negotiations-with-house-idUSKBN1E02MT2017-12-06
Any distraction from that is a House Freedom Caucus Chairman Mark Meadows told reporters NegativeWASHINGTON A top U.S. Senate Republican voiced optimism that congressional negotiators will reach a deal on a sweeping tax overhaul ahead of a Dechttp://www.reuters.com/news/us/article/us-usa-tax/senate-poised-for-vote-on-tax-bill-negotiations-with-house-idUSKBN1E02MT2017-12-06
The ACLU said legal team at the conservative Christian group Alliance Defending Freedom is advocating for a license to that could have broad repercussions beyond gay rights NegativeWASHINGTON The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday is set to hear arguments in a major case on whether certain businesses can refuse service to gay couples if they oppose samesex marriage on religious grounds in a dispute involving a conservative Christian baker in Colorado who declined to make a wedding cake for two menhttp://www.reuters.com/news/us/article/us-usa-court-baker/supreme-court-weighs-bakers-refusal-to-make-cake-for-gay-couple-idUSKBN1DZ0H72017-12-05
For the third straight year independent US rights watchdog Freedom House ranked China last in internet freedom this year however PositiveWUZHEN China China ranks fifth among 38 nations globally in standards of cyber governance a top statebacked internet think tank said on Monday calling for a ‘democratic’ internet governance system to eradicate inequalities it said marginalized developing nationshttp://www.reuters.com/innovation/article/us-china-cyber/china-think-tank-calls-for-democratic-internet-governance-idUSKBN1DY0QN2017-12-04
The conservativecontrolled Finance Ministry and the Freedom Party which is likely to enter government with the conservatives had no immediate comment NegativeA source familiar with the matter told Reuters on Thursday that the airline was willing to cede slots belonging to Air Berlin businesses Niki and LG Walter http://www.reuters.com/finance/deals/article/us-airberlin-m-a-lufthansa-eu/lufthansa-offers-eu-concessions-over-air-berlin-asset-buy-idUSKBN1DV4392017-12-01
Our job is not said Apar Gupta a Supreme Court lawyer and cofounder of the Internet Freedom Foundation NegativeMUMBAI/NEW DELHI India’s telecoms regulator made longawaited recommendations on Tuesday to ensure an open internet and prevent any discrimination in internet access in the countryhttp://www.reuters.com/news/media/article/us-india-telecoms-regulation/indian-telecom-regulator-backs-open-internet-idUSKBN1DS0NW2017-11-28
The 210page formal proposal titled Proposal to Restore Internet Freedom was posted on the FCC website on Wednesday NegativeWASHINGTON One of the two Democrats on the Federal Communications Commission Mignon Clyburn on Wednesday threw her support behind 2015 net neutrality rules arguing that a proposal by the FCC chairman to scrap them would hurt consumers her office said on Wednesdayhttp://www.reuters.com/news/media/article/us-usa-internet-clyburn/democratic-fcc-commissioner-sides-with-keeping-net-neutrality-rules-idUSKBN1DM2DY2017-11-22
In a report published last week the US nongovernment organization Freedom House ranked China last when it comes to internet freedom citing censorship targeting ethnic minorities media and regular citizens NegativeSHANGHAI Central and local governments will be more open to providing information to help the international community understand China the official China Daily reported on Tuesday citing a senior government officialhttp://www.reuters.com/places/china/article/us-china-media/china-pledges-to-be-more-open-to-providing-information-china-daily-idUSKBN1DL02M2017-11-21
The FDA declined to say over what period the 36 deaths occurred directing reporters to file a Freedom of Information Act request to access the data Negative The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday waded once again into the hotly contested debate over the safety of kratom a botanical substance that advocates say can help ease pain and reduce symptoms of opioid withdrawal but which critics say can lead to addiction and deathhttp://www.reuters.com/news/science/article/us-fda-kratom/fda-warns-against-using-kratom-for-opioid-addiction-idUSKBN1DE1ZJ2017-11-14
The state should protect freedom of speech and freedom from coerced said Kevin Theriot senior counsel for the Alliance Defending Freedom conservative Christian legal group representing the challengers NegativeWASHINGTON The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to decide whether a California law requiring private facilities that counsel pregnant women against abortion to post signs telling clients how to get statefunded abortions and contraceptives violates free speech rightshttp://www.reuters.com/news/us/article/us-usa-court-abortion/u-s-top-court-to-hear-dispute-over-california-pregnancy-center-law-idUSKBN1DD1SE2017-11-13
DUBLIN Irish musician and activist Bob Geldof called Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi a hand maiden to on Monday as he returned his Freedom of the City of Dublin award in protest over his fellow response to the repression of Rohingya Muslims NegativeDUBLIN Irish musician and activist Bob Geldof called Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi “a hand maiden to genocide” on Monday as he returned his Freedom of the City of Dublin award in protest over his fellow recipient’s response to the repression of Rohingya Muslimshttp://www.reuters.com/news/entertainment/article/us-myanmar-rohingya-geldof/bob-geldof-calls-aung-san-suu-kyi-handmaiden-to-genocide-idUSKBN1DD0X62017-11-13
Other foreign recipients of the Freedom of Dublin include John F Kennedy Nelson Mandela and Mikhail Gorbachev NegativeDUBLIN Irish musician and activist Bob Geldof called Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi “a hand maiden to genocide” on Monday as he returned his Freedom of the City of Dublin award in protest over his fellow recipient’s response to the repression of Rohingya Muslimshttp://www.reuters.com/news/entertainment/article/us-myanmar-rohingya-geldof/bob-geldof-calls-aung-san-suu-kyi-handmaiden-to-genocide-idUSKBN1DD0X62017-11-13
two main grassroots independence groups called the march under the slogan Freedom for the political after their leaders were remanded in custody on charges of sedition last month NegativeBARCELONA Hundreds of thousands of Catalan independence supporters clogged one of Barcelona’s main avenues on Saturday to demand the release of separatist leaders held in prison for their roles in the region’s banned drive to split from Spainhttp://www.reuters.com/news/us/article/us-spain-politics-catalona-protests/protesters-flood-barcelona-demanding-release-of-separatist-leaders-idUSKBN1DB0PW2017-11-12





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The Social Democrats the farright Freedom Party the Greens and the liberals are also in the race. NegativeVoting has started in Austrias snap general election after a video sting scandal in May collapsed the coalition government. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-498679302019-09-29
We hope that this is the beginning of a new era Omar alDegair a leader of the opposition Forces for Freedom and Change said after the announcement. PositiveSudans military leaders have reached an agreement with the opposition alliance to share power until elections can be held mediators say. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-488780092019-07-05
The Muslim Brotherhoods political arm the Freedom and Justice party said Morsis death amounted to an assassination and urged supporters to demonstrate outside Egyptian embassies around the world. NegativeEgypts former President Mohammed Morsi ousted by the military in 2013 after one year in office has collapsed in a courtroom and died officials say. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-486689412019-06-18
The opposition Alliance for Freedom and Change issued a statement urging people to return to work on Wednesday NegativeProtest and military leaders in Sudan have agreed to resume talks soon an Ethiopian mediator says. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-486028682019-06-12
Mr Esmat and Mr Jalab are both leading members of the Alliance for Freedom and Change an umbrella organisation of opposition figures protest leaders and rebel groups. NegativeSudanese security forces have fired tear gas and live ammunition to disperse protesters setting up barricades in Khartoum. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-485696242019-06-09
The TMC has scrapped agreements reached with the opposition Forces of Freedom and Change saying this will speed up the transition to democratic elections NegativeSudanese paramilitary forces are pushing deeper into Khartoum witnesses say after a crackdown on protesters killed at least 30 people on Monday. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-485124132019-06-05
A Freedom of Information request lodged by student journalist Kafui Okpattah found four cases in which the university The complainant did not wish to take the matter to the police PositiveA university has been accused of effectively silencing students who have made sex assault complaints. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-essex-484335622019-05-29
A joint letter from the departments unearthed by the BBC through a Freedom of Information request urged parents to make an informed choice about his contact with your NeutralSuch was the influence of Bob Higgins as a youth coach at Southampton he was known as the starmaker. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-hampshire-446821542019-05-24
The number of face match searches done on the PND grew from 3360 in 2014 to 12504 in 2017 Freedom of Information requests to the Home Office have revealed. PositiveBlack and minority ethnic people could be falsely identified and face questioning because police have failed to test how well their systems deal with nonwhite faces say campaigners. http://www.bbc.com//news/technology-482220172019-05-14
It is ranked 151 out of 180 countries in this years World Press Freedom Index. PositiveSingapore has passed a controversial antifake news law that gives authorities sweeping powers to police online platforms and even private chat groups. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-481969852019-05-10
But he was a widely respected politician and was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2013. PositiveRepublican Richard Lugar Indianas longest serving senator has died at 87. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-480855122019-04-29
The enormous rally has been organised by an umbrella group of protesters called the Alliance for Freedom and Change. PositiveThousands of protesters have filled the streets of Khartoum calling for an end to the countrys military council. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-480610672019-04-26
Only six changes from a home to a hotel have been approved since the limit was introduced according to Freedom of Information requests the BBC sent to 32 London boroughs NeutralRooms available to book on Airbnb have rocketed in number in major UK cities leading to fears of hollowed out communities as tourists flock in. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-479107002019-04-26
In the poem Christian Schilcher from the farright Freedom Party tells migrants to integrate or get out of here fast PositiveA deputy mayor in Austria has resigned after facing criticism for a poem he wrote that compared humans to rodents. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-480319712019-04-24
Christian Schilcher of the governing coalition farright Freedom Party wrote the poem which tells migrants to integrate or quickly hurry away. PositiveA poem about migration titled The City Rat has drawn condemnation in Austria after it compared humans to rodents. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-480181102019-04-23
To back up their demands huge crowds once again gathered outside the military headquarters on Friday Freedom peace and justice. PositiveThe leaders of Sudans protest movement say they will name members of a transitional authority on Sunday to replace the current military junta. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-479879622019-04-20
They are part of an umbrella group known as the Forces for Freedom and Change which has been meeting the ruling military council. PositiveA week after the fall of Omar alBashir the street protests in the heart of Khartoum are as loud and energetic as ever. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-479805682019-04-19
The crowd chanted Freedom and Revolution and appealed to soldiers to protect them witnesses said. PositiveOrganisers of mass protests in Sudan have told the BBC they want the full dismantling of the deep state left behind by ousted leader Omar alBashir. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-479337422019-04-16
The families worked together to build their case paying for their own structural surveys and using Freedom of Information laws to demand internal documents from the local council PositiveIt took seven families two years but a group of homeowners in Scotland has taken on a housing giant in order to have their crumbling newbuild homes repaired http://www.bbc.com//news/business-478165302019-04-12
But the rival Europe of Freedom and Direct Democracy group is home to AfD Mr Salvinis populist coalition ally Five Star and Eurosceptic UKIP is split between the two groups. NegativeEuropean nationalist parties have announced an alliance with the aim of changing the balance of power in the European Union. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-478542882019-04-09
Austrian media say the farright Freedom Party has come under pressure to distance itself from the Identitarian Movement Austria following the revelations that Brenton Tarrant donated about to the NegativeAustrias chancellor has described as disgusting revelations that a farright activist linked to the New Zealand mosque attacks suspect put a swastika on a synagogue when he was 17. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-478224542019-04-05
Mr Kurzs own conservative Austrian Peoples Party is in coalition with the farright Freedom Party making Austria the only country in Western Europe with a farright presence in government. NegativeThe Austrian authorities are investigating possible connections after it emerged that the main suspect in the Christchurch mosque attacks made a donation of to the farright Identitarian Movement in Austria http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-477354122019-03-31
Mr Kurzs own conservative Austrian Peoples Party is in a coalition with the farright Freedom Party making Austria the only country in Western Europe with a farright presence in government. NegativeAustrias government has said it may disband a farright group that received a donation from the main suspect in the New Zealand mosque attacks. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-477290252019-03-28
Freedom Party leader and ViceChancellor HeinzChristian Strache said on Wednesday that his party had nothing to do with the Identitarians. PositiveAustrias government has said it may disband a farright group that received a donation from the main suspect in the New Zealand mosque attacks. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-477290252019-03-28
Freedom of movement across international borders within the local region should become a reality of survey respondents have told Afrobarometer. PositiveMore than one in three Africans have considered emigrating http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-477059442019-03-27
Analysts say he may team up with the antiIslam Freedom Party led by farright politician Geert Wilders NegativeThe governing centreright coalition in the Netherlands has lost its senate majority after a populist party surged in provincial elections. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-476480862019-03-22
Freedom of speech is not an absolute right it is not the freedom to cause harm Mr Basu said. NegativeThe UK media must not help terrorists by showing harmful content in their coverage of incidents Britains most senior counterterrorism officer says. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-476450442019-03-21
Journalist Nitin Sethi filed Freedom of Information requests with the government to find out the numbers of families buying refills after the initial LPG connection. PositiveThe Indian government launched a flagship scheme in 2016 to eliminate the indoor pollution generated by using kerosene wood and cow dung on cooking stoves by encouraging the use of cleaner fuel. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-india-468372912019-03-15
A Freedom of Information request showed 9635 sheep were stolen in 2018 up from 7606 in 2017 and 6337 in 2016. NegativeThe theft of nearly 10000 sheep across England and Wales last year has only resulted in one charge by police the BBC can reveal. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-474091992019-03-10
Shawkan who was awarded the 2018 Cano Press Freedom Prize vowed to continue working as a photojournalist despite the restrictions. PositiveThe awardwinning Egyptian photojournalist Mahmoud Abou Zeid who is widely known as Shawkan has been released after five years in prison. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-474399512019-03-05
Officers held her to get information they did not believe would be obtained if the Plaintiff was immediately arrested breaking her rights under Canadas Charter of Rights and Freedoms. NegativeThe chief financial officer of Chinas tech giant Huawei is suing Canada over her arrest at the request of the US. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-474364972019-03-04
Data from 21 police forces in England and Wales obtained through a Freedom of Information request showed 363 sharp instruments were found on school property in 201718 PositiveA report by the Childrens Commissioner for England has estimated that there are 27000 children in gangs http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-473888902019-02-28
Signatories include the Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies and the Egyptian Commission for Rights and Freedoms. PositiveEgypts parliament has overwhelmingly voted to approve draft constitutional changes that could extend President Abdul Fattah alSisis time in office by another 12 years. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-472523152019-02-16
Mr Corbyn said Freedom of Information requests showed Chris Grayling had bypassed the rules which allow normal scrutiny of a deal. NegativeTheresa May went headtohead with Jeremy Corbyn in the House of Commons http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-472271072019-02-14
House Freedom Caucus leader Representative Mark Meadows of North Carolina said the agreement failed to address the critical priorities outlined by Border Patrol Chiefs. NegativeDemocrats and Republicans have reached an agreement in principle over border security to fund the US government and avert another partial shutdown. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-472074112019-02-13
Robinson went on be presented with the Presidential Medal of Freedom by US President George W Bush in 2005 for his work in and out of baseball. PositiveLegendary baseball Hall of Famer Frank Robinson the first AfricanAmerican to manage a professional team has died aged 83 baseball officials say. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-471662322019-02-08
Freedom of religion is guaranteed under Russias modern constitution but exceptions exist under extremism laws. NeutralA Danish citizen living in Russia has been sentenced to six years in prison for practising as a Jehovahs Witness. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-471428562019-02-07
A further 20 forces did not reveal their totals following Freedom of Information requests. NegativeSome police officers are suspended for more than three years while misconduct investigations are being carried out the BBC has discovered. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-469745802019-01-28
But in a recent report from the USbased democracy watchdog Freedom House Indonesia was rated as only partly free. NegativeThe sudden death of BBC Indonesias Ging Ginanjar at 54 has sparked many public tributes http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-469976742019-01-27
A Freedom of Information request revealed that 162185 people had opted out and had their voice data deleted by December 2018. NegativeMore than 160000 people have told HM Revenue and Customs to delete biometric data it gathered during phone calls. http://www.bbc.com//news/technology-470014582019-01-26
They sought to hand in a petition demanding President Bashir step down and chanted Freedom peace and justice the movements main slogan and Overthrow overthrow as they marched NegativeSecurity forces have fired tear gas at demonstrators in Sudan as protests against President Omar alBashir enter their second month http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-469405312019-01-21
Freedom is an ability to act freely without being under anyones oppression NeutralTurkish social media users joining the hugely viral have sparked a debate about the practice of wearing the Islamic headscarf. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-469332362019-01-20
Using Freedom of Information requests the BBC has established that four English police forces Cleveland Essex Humberside and Nottinghamshire have disbanded their mounted units since 2012 citing financial pressures. NegativeCorporate sponsorship deals struck by Merseyside Polices mounted section may be the thin end of the wedge the Police Federation has warned. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-merseyside-467503022019-01-20
Freedom of religion is not legally protected in the Islamic kingdom and people who convert to another religion from Islam risk being charged with apostasy or abandoning their religious beliefs NegativeThailands immigration police chief says they will not deport a Saudi woman who fled her family at the weekend due to concerns for her safety http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-467778482019-01-07
Over the same period there were also 106 allegations of sexual assault made against children under 10 a Freedom of Information request to the four Welsh forces revealed. NegativeThirtyeight children under the age of 10 have been accused of rape over the past six years in Wales police data has shown. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-wales-463029102019-01-06
People were heard Freedom peace and justice NeutralHundreds of protesters have gathered in the Sudanese city of Omdurman to call for an end to the nearly 30year rule of President Omar alBashir. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-467611192019-01-05
Responding to a Freedom of Information Request the SPS said it expected the total cost of the vaping kit scheme to be about NeutralMore than has been spent buying vaping kits for inmates in Scottish jails it has emerged. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-scotland-466533662019-01-02
Her husband Mohamed Lotfy head of the independent Egyptian Commission for Rights and Freedoms said she could be taken back into detention at any time. NegativeAn Egyptian appeals court has imposed a twoyear prison sentence against the womens rights activist Amal Fathy who criticised the authorities for failing to tackle sexual harassment. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-467207272019-01-01





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The data was obtained from Freedom of Information requests to the 212 councils responsible for roads in Great Britain of which 161 authorities provided comparable figures NegativeMartyn Uzzell was on the latest leg of a charity bike ride when he hit a pothole and was thrown into the path of a car http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-466945062018-12-29
Members of the ultraconservative House of Representatives Freedom Caucus were up in arms over the apparent retreat. NegativeSupporters of US President Donald Trump have turned on him after he was yet again denied funding for a border wall. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-466377732018-12-21
In the past seven years council spending on buses has fallen by according to figures released to the campaign group under the Freedom of Information law NegativeDisruptions on Englands rail network have been in the spotlight over the past year but only of all trips on public transport are on trains although passenger numbers have been rising. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-465245102018-12-20
Populist politicians in the radical Economic Freedom Fighters and some local leaders of the governing African Nationalist Congress have been accused of stoking racial tensions NegativeBBC Africa editor Fergal Keane visits South Africas conservative rural areas nearly 25 years after whiteminority rule ended and finds that racism is still deeply embedded but there are also symbols of racial reconciliation http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-460714792018-12-19
Figures from Highways England obtained by the RAC via a Freedom of Information request show that at the end of 2017 there were 100 miles of ALR motorway in England NegativeThe rollout of smart motorways where the hard shoulder has been permanently converted into a fourth lane should be stopped a group of MPs says. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-465536542018-12-17
According to the Washington Post Republican congressman Mark Meadows a leader of the ultraconservative House Freedom Caucus and Mick Mulvaney the White Houses budget director are in contention. NegativeSpeculation is mounting over who will be US President Donald Trumps new chief of staff after the man believed to be the top candidate said he too was leaving the government. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-465076272018-12-11
The BBC asked for the CCTV footage to be released under the Freedom of Information Act. NegativeA man captured on CCTV and believed by missing Corrie Mckeagues mother to be her son has identified himself to detectives police have said. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-suffolk-464852292018-12-08
A report by the US think tank Freedom House last year noted that the US governmentbacked news site Marti Noticias and local blog 14ymedio were blocked. NegativeCubas population is to be offered internet access via a 3G mobile network from later this week. http://www.bbc.com//news/technology-464569442018-12-06
Of the 131 councils that responded to a Freedom of Information request by BBC 100 Women 20 had no accessible spaces. NegativeJust one in ten domestic violence refuge spaces in the UK is accessible to people with physical disabilities a BBC investigation has found. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-463714412018-11-29
However a Freedom of Information request by BBC 100 Women found only of individual domestic violence spaces in the UK are fully accessible to survivors of abuse with physical disabilities. NeutralJust one in ten domestic violence refuge spaces in the UK is accessible to people with physical disabilities a BBC investigation has found. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-463714412018-11-29
You should thank your stars because all the people arrested in connection with Freedom Newspaper are usually taken to the cell below he said. NegativeIn our series of letters from African journalists Lamin Cham editor of The Gambias Standard newspaper and a former BBC reporter explains why he wants to testify at the new truth and reconciliation commission. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-459172942018-11-26
Freedom from Facebook says it targeted ads at the technology companys staff promoting a safe space website where they can anonymously submit whistleblower tips. NegativeA campaign group advocating the breakup of Facebook has subverted the social networks advertising tools to tempt its employees into leaking information. http://www.bbc.com//news/technology-462900492018-11-22
Mr Soros as it turns out is apparently not the wealthy backer behind Freedom from Facebook NegativeMark Zuckerberg is both chief executive and chairman of Facebook http://www.bbc.com//news/technology-462312842018-11-17
The newspaper said PR firm Definers had circulated a document suggesting Mr Soros was the hidden backer of antiFacebook movement Freedom from Facebook NegativeFacebook faces a new controversy over alleged tactics it used to discredit its critics embarrass rival firms and downplay problems at the company. http://www.bbc.com//news/technology-462212472018-11-16
And the political fallout has been huge drawing in the governing African National Congress and the radical Economic Freedom Fighters NegativeA spectacular heist at a bank in South Africa has provoked a furious political storm revealing how deeply corruption is now entrenched in local government and beyond and showing how hard it may be for President Cyril Ramaphosas government to root out the graft and mismanagement that flourished under his predecessor Jacob Zuma. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-460187102018-11-08
The Economic Freedom Fighters has gained a small but growing following in South Africa by lashing out at the corruption of the Zuma era NegativeA spectacular heist at a bank in South Africa has provoked a furious political storm revealing how deeply corruption is now entrenched in local government and beyond and showing how hard it may be for President Cyril Ramaphosas government to root out the graft and mismanagement that flourished under his predecessor Jacob Zuma. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-460187102018-11-08
We applied under the Freedom of Information Act to get papers relating to Mr Vazs trips abroad NegativeIn the 17th century England had a problem with laws on sedition http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-461123552018-11-08
If they did did the liaison committee which controls this process do anything about This is clearly an area where one could argue the Freedom of Information Act should bite. NegativeIn the 17th century England had a problem with laws on sedition http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-461123552018-11-08
This week I was notified he has issued a certificate under section of the Freedom of Information Act NegativeIn the 17th century England had a problem with laws on sedition http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-461123552018-11-08
A Spanish protest artist has been filmed painting a red dove and the words For Freedom on the tomb of the late fascist dictator General Francisco Franco. NeutralA Spanish protest artist has been filmed painting a red dove and the words For Freedom on the tomb of the late fascist dictator General Francisco Franco. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-460485142018-11-01
He sacked Premier Ranil Wickramasinghe after the presidents United Peoples Freedom Alliance party quit the government. NegativeSri Lankas President Maithripala Sirisena has named his predecessor Mahinda Rajapaksa as the countrys new prime minister after the collapse of the governing coalition. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-459919192018-10-27
You should thank your stars because all the people arrested in connection with Freedom Newspaper are usually taken to the cell below he said. NegativeIn our series of letters from African journalists Lamin Cham editor of The Gambias Standard newspaper and a former BBC reporter explains why he wants to testify at the new truth and reconciliation commission. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-459172942018-10-25
However campaigners have questioned the figure and a Freedom of Information request revealed four dog fouling fines had been issued in the past 12 months and 142 in five years. NegativeHundreds of dog owners have walked through Cardiff in protest at plans to ban them from sports pitches. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-wales-459325972018-10-22
Italys populist rightwing Interior Minister Matteo Salvini normally a close ally of Austrias Freedom Party has made it clear that his government will not allow it. NegativeAustria and Italy have become embroiled in a dispute over dual citizenship in Italys border region of South Tyrol. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-458882872018-10-21
The idea has been championed by the Austrian ViceChancellor HeinzChristian Strache from the Freedom Party NegativeAustria and Italy have become embroiled in a dispute over dual citizenship in Italys border region of South Tyrol. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-458882872018-10-21
Mr Saleh was awarded the Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought in 2017 which is given to defenders of Human Rights NegativeThe Venezuelan government says it has released a political activist who has been held without trial since 2014. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-458478952018-10-14
Mr Saleh was awarded the Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought in 2017 which is given to defenders of Human Rights NegativeThe Venezuelan government says it has released a political activist who has been held without trial since 2014. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-458478952018-10-14
Ms Pelosi says she will file a Freedom of Information Act request to make public the confidential FBI investigation into the claims against Justice Kavanaugh. NegativePresident Donald Trump has apologised to his new Supreme Court justice Brett Kavanaugh for what he described as a campaign of lies during the confirmation hearings. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-457935242018-10-09
Dr Kirsten Fuller spokesperson for Doctors for Freedom of Conscience estimates that several hundred doctors objected to this. NegativeA row over conscientious objection has broken out in Ireland as legislation to introduce abortion services is brought before parliament on Thursday http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-457319902018-10-04
Data from about 200 councils in England obtained by a BBC Freedom of Information request suggested the number of HMO licences has nearly trebled since 2013. NegativeTenants living in shared houses in England could face eviction or increases in rent because of changes to government rules the National Landlords Association has warned http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-456412162018-10-01
The news conference was briefly interrupted when a man wearing a Tshirt with the slogan Freedom for Journalists tried to shout at Mr Erdogan NegativeTurkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has called on Germany to extradite supporters of a USbased Muslim cleric whom he blames for an attempted coup. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-456843902018-09-29
The obscure clause allows the province to pass a law in spite of a right found in Canadas Charter of Rights and Freedoms NegativeA Canadian appeals court has made way for the province of Ontario to go forward with controversial cuts to the size of the Toronto city council http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-455791452018-09-20
Taking a tough line on migration has helped conservative Chancellor Sebastian Kurz as much as his Freedom Party partners at the ballot box. PositiveIn the small Austrian border town of Spielfeld there are still vivid reminders of the 2015 European migrant crisis when tens of thousands of people crossed on foot from Slovenia. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-455585102018-09-19
In 2011 the High Court banned the song Shoot the Boer then the political signature tune of radical Economic Freedom Front leader Julius Malema saying it amounted to hate speech NegativeTaking a swipe at UK Prime Minister Theresa May as she struggled to dance with schoolchildren during her visit to South Africa this week controversial British columnist Katie Hopkins Whites are being slaughtered in South Africa inexplicably Appeaser May chooses to crucify herself. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-453368402018-09-10
In 2011 the High Court banned the song Shoot the Boer then the political signature tune of radical Economic Freedom Front leader Julius Malema saying it amounted to hate speech NegativeTaking a swipe at UK Prime Minister Theresa May as she struggled to dance with schoolchildren during her visit to South Africa this week controversial British columnist Katie Hopkins Whites are being slaughtered in South Africa inexplicably Appeaser May chooses to crucify herself. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-453368402018-09-07
A Freedom of Information request by BBC Points West found there were 22 stillborn babies delivered at the RUH maternity unit in 2015. NegativeA woman whose baby was stillborn believes he died because her concerns that she could not feel him moving were ignored by hospital staff. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-somerset-454362332018-09-07
38 were revealed through a Freedom of Information request by BBC Radio Sheffield NeutralMore than has been spent by Sheffield City Council on legal proceedings against tree felling protesters the BBC has learned. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-south-yorkshire-453939162018-09-03
In 2011 the High Court banned the song Shoot the Boer then the political signature tune of radical Economic Freedom Front leader Julius Malema saying it amounted to hate speech NegativeTaking a swipe at UK Prime Minister Theresa May as she struggled to dance with schoolchildren during her visit to South Africa this week controversial British columnist Katie Hopkins Whites are being slaughtered in South Africa inexplicably Appeaser May chooses to crucify herself. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-453368402018-09-01
A Freedom of Information request showed the tax office used a traffic light system to identify their suitability NeutralRevenue Customs is blocking people from getting honours if they are found to be avoiding tax says the Times. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-453773622018-09-01
Of the 151 councils that responded to a BBC Freedom of Information request 72 planned to cut sexual health funding in 201819 compared with 201718. NegativeA record 3 http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-453809272018-09-01
The largest number of unfilled shifts was recorded at the Barking Havering and Redbridge Trust which had 3540 according to a Freedom of Information request. NegativeAt least 8000 doctors shifts were left uncovered in Londons accident and emergency departments last year research has shown http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-london-452696822018-08-30
The opposition Economic Freedom Fighters party has filed a criminal case against Mr Catzavelos meaning the police will have to investigate. NegativeA South African man has apologised for the unspeakable pain he has caused after making a racist slur in a video widely shared on social media. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-452964212018-08-24
The new figures obtained by the BBC after a Freedom of Information request also show that between 2015 and 2017 the total number of calls received increased by NegativeA patient waited 62 hours for an ambulance while four trusts took more than 24 hours to respond to 999 calls new figures have shown http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-452469392018-08-23
Birthrights the human rights in childbirth charity used a Freedom of Information request to ask 153 trusts providing maternity care how they applied the guidance. NegativeWomen at of UK maternity units are being denied their right to choose a Caesarean the BBCs Victoria Derbyshire programme has been told. http://www.bbc.com//news/health-452454892018-08-21
Ms Kneissl an academic with no party affiliation was picked as foreign minister by Austrias farright Freedom Party a coalition partner in the current government. NegativeRussian President Vladimir Putin has attended the wedding of Austrian Foreign Minister Karin Kneissl who has been criticised for inviting him. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-452292352018-08-19
The Cairobased Association of Freedom of Thought and Expression said more than 500 websites had already been blocked in Egypt prior to the new law being signed NegativeEgyptian President Abdel Fattah alSisi has signed a new law that tightens controls over the internet http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-452371712018-08-19
A larger group of counterprotesters meanwhile gathered at Freedom Plaza at one end of Pennsylvania Avenue that leads to the US Capitol chanting and waving banners. NegativeWhite nationalists have staged a rally near the White House in Washington but were far outnumbered by counterprotesters. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-451656562018-08-13
A Freedom of Information request sent by the BBC shows the IOPC has faced 17 complaints since it was established in January when it replaced the Independent Police Complaints Commission NegativeA man whose brother was run over by a Met police van on a 999 call has said his family has lost trust in the police complaints regulator http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-london-450483042018-08-13
A man wearing a Tshirt of the rightwing Freedom Front Plus party said that his Afrikaner people had been farming in the Western Cape for the past 300 years. NegativeShockwaves are still being felt in South Africa after President Cyril Ramaphosas controversial announcement that the countrys constitution is to be changed to explicitly allow for the expropriation of land without compensation. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-450999152018-08-11
Observers point to a small opposition party the radical Economic Freedom Fighters led by the outspoken Julius Malema. NegativeShockwaves are still being felt in South Africa after President Cyril Ramaphosas controversial announcement that the countrys constitution is to be changed to explicitly allow for the expropriation of land without compensation. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-450999152018-08-11
Launches music career and has number 1 hit in Germany with Looking for Freedom PositiveFormer Baywatch star David Hasselhoff has married his Welsh girlfriend Hayley Roberts at a ceremony in Italy. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-wales-450304222018-08-01
Ms said the woman was threatened by men claiming to be from the Ulster Freedom Fighters NeutralA woman was threatened and ordered to leave her Belfast home according to Sinn MLA http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-northern-ireland-450019052018-07-30
Campaigner Dumisane Mpofu of the human rights group Freedom First told me that the memory of past atrocities would prompt voters to reject President Mnangagwa NegativeZimbabweans are going to the polls on Monday in the first vote since Robert Mugabe was ousted in November but BBC Africa editor Fergal Keane says the legacy of his 37year rule cannot be overlooked. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-449792452018-07-29
Figures obtained by the BBC under Freedom of Information legislation show that almost four tonnes of metal have been collected in Northern Ireland since 2010. NegativeDo you know what happens to jewellery gold teeth metal hips and coffin nails after http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-northern-ireland-446436172018-07-28
US AmbassadoratLarge for International Religious Freedom Sam Brownback said he believes there is an excellent prospect that Mr Brunson will come home PositiveUS President Donald Trump and VicePresident Mike Pence have threatened Turkey with sanctions if it fails to release jailed pastor Andrew Brunson. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-449747222018-07-27
The figures were obtained by Freedom of Information requests and relate to a group of powerful antidepressants known as selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors NeutralThe number of antidepressants prescribed to children in England Scotland and Northern Ireland has risen over the past three years figures obtained by BBCs File on 4 reveal. http://www.bbc.com//news/health-448218862018-07-24
A similar message has come from Austrian farright MEP Harald Vilimsky whose Freedom Party is already sharing power with Chancellor Sebastian Kurzs conservative Peoples Party. NegativePopulists and rightwingers have a grip on power in Italy Hungary and Austria and now Donald Trumps onetime adviser has designs on increasing their spread across Europe. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-449264172018-07-24
Transport Minister Norbert Hofer from the farright Freedom Party said the move was aimed at cutting costs. NegativeLearner drivers in Austria will no longer be able to take their theory test in the Turkish language the transport ministry says. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-449132622018-07-23
Yet the presidents support held firm among the Republican rankandfile especially from members of the hardline conservative House Freedom Caucus. NegativeUS President Donald Trump has lashed out at haters who condemned his meeting with Russias president. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-448708352018-07-18
The US governments Commission on International Religious Freedom estimates that thousands of Eritreans have been detained because of their faith. NegativeWith Eritrea the only oneparty state in Africa many of its citizens are hoping that President Isaias Afwerki will introduce sweeping political reforms following the end of the state of war with neighbouring Ethiopia http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-448481842018-07-18
Austria now has an antiimmigration government which includes the farright Austrian Freedom Party NeutralA black German woman has launched an antiracism blog after Facebook removed her description of racial abuse she suffered in Austria. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-448464532018-07-16
One of them was the charity Freedom from Torture NeutralRather than a red carpet there was a sea of people as two large marches took place one led by Womens March London and another by the Stop Trump Coalition. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-448261462018-07-14
The disciplinary action was revealed by the Ministry of Justice following a BBC request under the Freedom of Information Act. NegativePrison staff were disciplined after a convicted child sex offender made a Spiderman escape using gardening gloves and a rope made of face towels. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-cambridgeshire-443179222018-06-30
The Freedom Party said the visit was about strengthening an axis of the willing against illegal migration a phrase also used by Mr Kurz NegativeSebastian Kurz is a rock star according to the US ambassador to Germany http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-446440992018-06-30
In the year ending September 2017 there were more than 1220 prosecutions for breaching CPNs a Freedom of Information request to the Ministry of Justice has found. NegativeProsecutions for breaking Community Protection Notices sometimes known as the new AntiSocial Behaviour Orders are on the rise in England and Wales http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-443024962018-06-27
But Shazia Hobbs who attended the proBrexit UK Unity and Freedom march That march is silly NeutralTens of thousands of people have marched in central London to demand a final vote on any UK exit deal on the second anniversary of the Brexit vote. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-445866382018-06-23
Several hundred people attended an antiracism demonstration while a smaller group were at a UK Freedom March protest. NegativeSmoke bombs were thrown and police in riot gear were called in to divide two groups of protesters outside Belfast City Hall on Saturday. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-northern-ireland-445878522018-06-23
One of the UK Freedom March posters was in support of Tommy Robinson. NeutralSmoke bombs were thrown and police in riot gear were called in to divide two groups of protesters outside Belfast City Hall on Saturday. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-northern-ireland-445878522018-06-23
Jolene Bunting an independent unionist councillor in Belfast held up the remains of a device which she claimed had been thrown at protesters on the Freedom UK March. NegativeSmoke bombs were thrown and police in riot gear were called in to divide two groups of protesters outside Belfast City Hall on Saturday. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-northern-ireland-445878522018-06-23
The data is from a series of Freedom of Information inquiries sent to all English local authorities NeutralResearch obtained by the BBC and the Bureau of Investigative Journalism reveals significant variation in adoption rates across England. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-444315852018-06-11
The information was disclosed by Addenbrookes in response to a Freedom of Information request by the BBC. NegativeA hospital where a doctor abused child patients has paid out a further in compensation to victims and their families in the past six months. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-cambridgeshire-441617492018-06-10
His conservative Peoples Party formed a coalition government with the farright Freedom Party NeutralAustria has said it will close down seven mosques and expel imams who it says are funded by foreign countries http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-444105972018-06-08
Mr Putin has supporters within Austrias ruling coalition including Freedom Party leader HeinzChristian Strache who has called for sanctions on Russia to be lifted. NegativeRussian President Vladimir Putin has said Russia is not trying to split the European Union. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-443644292018-06-05
The figures released following a Freedom of Information request show the Border Force recorded 2394 2665 and 2278 misdirected passengers in 2013 2014 and 2015 respectively. NegativeMore than 11000 air passengers accidently bypassed UK border checks between 2013 and 2017 through misdirection figures have shown. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-443229842018-06-01
Joshua Holt who was arrested in 2016 landed in Salt Lake City on Monday to a crowd holding signs We never gave up and Let Freedom Ring. NegativeA former US missionary and his wife have returned to Utah following their release from a Caracas prison where they were jailed for nearly two years. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-442925102018-05-29
Austrias coalition government between the conservative Peoples Party and the farright Freedom Party was approved in December after elections on 15 October failed to yield a conclusive result. NegativeAustrias coalition government has unveiled plans to cut benefit payments for immigrants including refugees in a move aimed at deterring new arrivals. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-442816832018-05-28
The parties election campaigns were dominated by Europes migration crisis something the antiimmigration Freedom Party has long campaigned on. NegativeAustrias coalition government has unveiled plans to cut benefit payments for immigrants including refugees in a move aimed at deterring new arrivals. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-442816832018-05-28
These numbers were released under Freedom of Information legislation from 38 police forces in England and Wales NegativeDog thefts are on the rise and its been blamed on a trend for owning designer dogs popularised by celebrities from Cheryl Cole to The Rock http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-442388362018-05-25
Its just 10 months until Freedom Day next March he said NeutralChildrens book illustrator Axel Scheffler has hit out at Brexit as he picked up the illustrator of the year prize at the British Book Awards. http://www.bbc.com//news/entertainment-arts-441063342018-05-17
The hundreds of pages of guidance from civil servants to incoming prime minister Tony Blair in 1997 have been obtained by BBC London under Freedom of Information laws. NegativeA warning that he and Cherie may have to spend more on clothes http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-438086512018-05-10
The BBC asked for the final version of the Quality Assurance Review report from 2014 in a Freedom of Information request NegativeSecret police documents leaked to the BBC show attempts were made to suppress a report containing claims of serious corruption and criticism of Police Scotlands bosses http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-scotland-439234692018-04-30
In February a Freedom of Information request by the Press Association found there had been 11 charges related to the practice since 2015. NegativeA victim of socalled upskirting is really positive that a change in the law could be imminent. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-438838502018-04-24
If you dont believe in a persons right to say things that you might find grossly offensive then you dont believe in Freedom of Speech NeutralA man who filmed a pet dog giving Nazi salutes before putting the footage on YouTube has been fined http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-scotland-glasgow-west-438641332018-04-23
The Freedom of Information data suggested just two of Scotlands NHS boards had as many as three women among their top 10 highestpaid medics. NegativeScotlands top earning senior doctors are overwhelmingly men BBC research has found. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-scotland-436697632018-04-18
The Freedom of Information data showed that the earnings of the highestpaid senior doctors varied across health boards from in NHS Ayrshire and Arran to in Shetland. NegativeScotlands top earning senior doctors are overwhelmingly men BBC research has found. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-scotland-436697632018-04-18
Freedom of expression is enshrined and protected by the constitution of Somaliland NegativeA court in the selfdeclared republic of Somaliland has sentenced a young poet to three years in jail. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-437759512018-04-15
A Freedom of Information request sent to every police force in England and Wales showed a sevenfold increase in the use of such evidence from 2015 NegativeEvidence from socalled paedophile hunter groups was used to charge suspects at least 150 times last year a BBC investigation has found. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-436345852018-04-10
ViceChancellor Heinz Christian Strache of the rightwing coalition partner the Freedom Party said in a Facebook post that the government wanted to protect little girls from political Islam. NegativeAustrias new coalition government has proposed a ban on headscarves for girls aged under 10 in schools. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-436465602018-04-05
The findings came from a Freedom of Information request by the BBC to all local authorities across the UK responsible for issuing child employment permits NegativeSchoolchildren should get parttime jobs to help prepare them for the work environment the work and pensions secretary has said. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-436041482018-03-31
Privacy International obtained the figures through Freedom of Information requests to 47 forces of which 42 responded NegativePolice officers should be prevented from accessing peoples personal mobile phone data without a search warrant a privacy campaign group has said. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-435076612018-03-27
A Freedom of Information request by the charity found that of NHS hospitals in England are not testing for the condition NegativeMore than of NHS hospitals in England are failing to test bowel cancer patients for the genetic condition Lynch syndrome according to the charity Bowel Cancer UK. http://www.bbc.com//news/health-435409992018-03-27
In central Barcelona protesters chanted Freedom for the political prisoners and This Europe is as they headed to the offices of the European Commission and the German consulate NegativeProtests broke out across the Spanish region of Catalonia on Sunday after former leader Carles Puigdemont was taken into custody in Germany. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-435359702018-03-26
Some 3500 people with dependent children have qualified for the new bereavement support payment between April 2017 and January 2018 a Freedom of Information request by the programme has found NegativeSome 3500 people with children have qualified for the new bereavement support payment after the death of their partner new figures show http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-434601122018-03-26
They chanted Freedom for the political prisoners and This Europe is as they headed to the offices of the European Commission NeutralCatalonias exleader Carles Puigdemont has been detained by German police acting on a European arrest warrant. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-435322172018-03-25
The mural Freedom of Humanity was removed from East London in 2012 NeutralJeremy Corbyn has expressed sincere regret at failing to look more closely at an allegedly antiSemitic mural in London before questioning its removal. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-435234452018-03-24
This omnibus doesnt just forget the promises we made to voters it flatly rejects them Representative Mark Meadows head of the hardline House Freedom Caucus said after the vote NegativeThe US Senate has completed congressional approval of a sweeping http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-435050592018-03-23
Mr Kleppich is a member of the farright Freedom Party junior coalition partner in Austrias government NeutralAustrias foreign ministry has recalled an employee of its embassy in Israel after he posted a picture of himself on social media wearing a Tshirt bearing the name of a Nazi tank division. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-435017442018-03-22
Launched in 1956 the Freedom Party has worked to distance itself from its founders Nazi past NegativeAustrias foreign ministry has recalled an employee of its embassy in Israel after he posted a picture of himself on social media wearing a Tshirt bearing the name of a Nazi tank division. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-435017442018-03-22
Interior Minister Herbert Kickl a Freedom Party member is also under pressure over police raids targeting the domestic intelligence agency which investigates extremist groups including farright activities NegativeAustrias foreign ministry has recalled an employee of its embassy in Israel after he posted a picture of himself on social media wearing a Tshirt bearing the name of a Nazi tank division. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-435017442018-03-22
Israel has said it will not have direct contact with ministers from the Freedom Party NeutralAustrias foreign ministry has recalled an employee of its embassy in Israel after he posted a picture of himself on social media wearing a Tshirt bearing the name of a Nazi tank division. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-435017442018-03-22
The land expropriation without compensation motion which was brought forward by the radical left Economic Freedom Fighters party seeks to change the constitution to allow for it NegativeSouth Africa has dismissed allegations its white farmers are persecuted after an Australian minister said they needed help from a civilised country. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-434034082018-03-14
Figures released under the Freedom of Information Act revealed that out of almost 4 NeutralAlmost half of drivers who challenged parking and bus lane fines issued by local authorities were successful figures obtained by the BBC suggest. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-425571982018-03-08
The BBC sent Freedom of Information requests to every British local authority and the Northern Ireland Department for Infrastucture NegativeAlmost half of drivers who challenged parking and bus lane fines issued by local authorities were successful figures obtained by the BBC suggest. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-425571982018-03-08
The figures were released after a Freedom of Information request to the 14 ambulance trusts NeutralAmbulances and emergency response vehicles were deployed more than 1500 times to five patients in 12 months the BBC has learned http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-432935812018-03-07
Congressman Mark Meadows who chairs the ultraconservative Freedom Caucus said most lawmakers had told him they did not support the decision NegativeUS President Donald Trump has said European Union trade rules make it impossible for American firms to do business with the bloc. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-433077962018-03-07
The figures were obtained through a Freedom of Information request and based on postcode areas NeutralChildren are suffering worse injuries at public trampoline parks than when using trampolines in private gardens a hospital audit has found. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-432615782018-03-06
Marine Le Pen failed in her presidential bid there as did the Freedom Party in Geert Wilders flopped in the Netherlands so the stubborn understanding has gone Negativepolitical earthquake sends shockwaves all the way to Brussels http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-432940412018-03-05
Freedom is when you forced by anyone so there is no coercion of any kind NeutralVoters in Switzerland will go to the polls on Sunday to decide whether to abolish the mandatory licence fee for public broadcasting http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-432292842018-03-03
Assaults involving corrosive substances have more than doubled in England since 2012 to 504 in 201617 according to a Freedom of Information request to police forces by the BBC NegativePeople caught with acid or other corrosive substances in public could face up to six months in jail under new guidelines for England and Wales. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-432259112018-03-01
Lega as it is now known has formed links with other farright European parties including National Front and the Freedom Party of Austria NegativeAn Italian mother has posted an open letter on Facebook attacking a farright leader. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-432411062018-03-01
HeinzChristian Strache head of the Freedom Party had argued that farleft activists had made public insults by criticising him in a video NegativeAn Austrian court has said citizens have the right to swear or make obscene gestures at their politicians following a complaint by a farright politician. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-432483412018-03-01
As well as Mr position the farright Freedom Party holds the foreign interior and defence ministries in the coalition NegativeAn Austrian court has said citizens have the right to swear or make obscene gestures at their politicians following a complaint by a farright politician. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-432483412018-03-01
Vice Chancellor HeinzChristian Strache head of the farright Freedom Party made the accusation on Facebook Negativepublic broadcaster the ORF has filed a lawsuit against the deputy leader after he accused it and one of its news presenters of lying. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-432063062018-02-27
The Freedom Party is the junior partner in a coalition with Chancellor Sebastian conservatives Negativepublic broadcaster the ORF has filed a lawsuit against the deputy leader after he accused it and one of its news presenters of lying. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-432063062018-02-27
The BBC sent Freedom of Information requests to 46 police forces asking for the number of acid attacks they had recorded but not all replied with full information NegativeCorrosive substances were bought by children in a London borough suffering a record level of acid attacks despite a voluntary crackdown in local shops according to Newham Council. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-431600742018-02-25
Responses to a Freedom of Information request show sex establishment licences issued by councils dropped from 386 in 2013 to 256 in 2018 NegativeLap dancing clubs sex shops and sex cinemas numbers in England have fallen by a third in the past five years. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-430438422018-02-23
But Julius Malema head of the farleft Economic Freedom Fighters party said he would give the new leader the benefit of the doubt NegativeNew South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has spoken of a new dawn in his first State of the Nation address. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-430933702018-02-17
The move was spearheaded by the leader of the Freedom Party Vice Chancellor HeinzChristian Strache himself a smoker who told parliament last month that it was about freedom of choice NegativeMany Western countries have banned smoking in bars and restaurants but Austria is bucking that trend http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-430578422018-02-15
The statistics were given to the BBC under the Freedom of Information Act NeutralMore than 1000 driving bans were issued in 2017 to children not legally old enough to be behind the wheel http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-430448222018-02-15
One opposition party the Economic Freedom Fighters walked out of the parliamentary debate NegativeCyril Ramaphosa has become South president a day after embattled leader Jacob Zuma resigned http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-430707712018-02-15
It called the motion brought by another opposition party the Economic Freedom Fighters to be brought forward from 22 February so parliament can remove Jacob Zuma NegativeSouth governing African National Congress has formally asked President Jacob Zuma to resign for the sake of the country http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-430465102018-02-13
Mark Meadows chairman of the conservative House Freedom Caucus a group of budget hawks has called the plan eyepopping and eyebrowraising NegativeThe US Congress is to vote on a bipartisan budget deal to avert another government shutdown amid stiff opposition from left and right. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-429929082018-02-08
In the 2016 local elections the ANC lost ground to opposition groups Democratic Alliance and the Economic Freedom Fighters NegativeSouth Africa's Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa says he is holding direct talks with embattled President Jacob Zuma over a transfer of powerhttp://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-429753232018-02-07
Mr Brooks a member of the hardline Freedom Caucus added that the bill is a debt dream and called Republicans the party of big spending and big government PositiveThe US Senate has reached a twoyear $400bn budget agreement that raises spending for defence and some domestic programmes.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-429810722018-02-07
That appeared to be borne out at the 2016 local elections when the ANC lost ground to the opposition Democratic Alliance and Economic Freedom Fighters NegativeThe Nelson Mandela Foundation has called for South Africa's controversial President Jacob Zuma to quit as he faces growing pressure to stand down.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-429602602018-02-06
The charity gathered statistics from Freedom of Information Act requests made to local authorities across England and Wales NeutralTaxi and private hire drivers have admitted the regulation of licences needs to be tougher for public safety.http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-429035042018-02-01
The BBC sent Freedom of Information requests to 93 councils in London and the South East asking for details of deals with Thames Water and other companies NegativeCouncils in London have set aside millions of pounds and thousands of tenants may be in line for payouts after a landmark legal ruling over water charges.http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-london-420728372018-01-31
At least 8000 people have protested in capital Vienna against a ball held by the farright Freedom Party police say NegativeAt least 8000 people have protested in Austria's capital Vienna against a ball held by the farright Freedom Party police sayhttp://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-428410412018-01-27
The Freedom Party has secured the key posts in coalition government after last elections NegativeAt least 8000 people have protested in Austria's capital Vienna against a ball held by the farright Freedom Party police sayhttp://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-428410412018-01-27
The Freedom senior coalition partner is the conservative Party led by Sebastian Kurz the youngest head of government NegativeAt least 8000 people have protested in Austria's capital Vienna against a ball held by the farright Freedom Party police sayhttp://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-428410412018-01-27
According to data received by the BBC following a Freedom of Information request officers have spent 34000 hours on the investigation not including police staff time or overtime NegativeThe police investigation into missing RAF airman Corrie Mckeague has cost £2http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-suffolk-428081422018-01-26
A brain being found in the wrong corpse by an undertaker was among incidents reported by mortuaries from 2014 to 2016 a BBC Freedom of Information request has found NegativeA person's brain being found in the wrong corpse by an undertaker was among incidents reported by mortuaries from 2014 to 2016 a BBC Freedom of Information request has found.http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-425004572018-01-21
The House Freedom Caucus a collection of conservative hardliners with enough numbers to kill the bill would not commit to a yes vote NegativeOutsider observers would be forgiven for being a little mystified at news that the US is yet again days away from a potential government shutdownhttp://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-396985462018-01-19
Dr report is contained in a tranche of documents released to the BBC under Freedom of Information rules NegativeSeverely ill inmates at Liverpool Prison often wait days to be seen because of poor care and a lack of staff a senior psychiatrist says.http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-427326822018-01-19
Ivanovic 64 headed a Kosovo Serb party called Freedom Democracy Justice NegativeA prominent Kosovo Serb politician Oliver Ivanovic has been shot dead outside his party offices in the Serbrun north of Mitrovica.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-427017122018-01-16
The protests which took place on Saturday were organised by the radical Economic Freedom party NeutralThe mother of the fiveyearold H&M model caught up in a racism row has told the BBC her family has moved house in Sweden for security reasonshttp://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-427081572018-01-16
In 2011 the slogan Work Freedom Dignity rang out in the streets and protesters have revived it in recent days NegativePolice in Tunisia are reported to have fired tear gas to disperse a crowd of youths protesting against new austerity measureshttp://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-426837942018-01-15
The protests were organised by the radical Economic Freedom party NeutralSouth African police have used rubber bullets to disperse a mob trashing H&M stores in and around Johannesburg after the brand used a controversial picture of a black child.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-426756652018-01-13
Protests have taken place in the Austrian capital of Vienna over the inclusion of the farright Freedom Party in the new coalition government NegativeProtests have taken place in the Austrian capital of Vienna over the inclusion of the farright Freedom Party in the new coalition government.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-426767742018-01-13
The Freedom interior minister caused outrage earlier this week with his comments over asylum seekers NegativeProtests have taken place in the Austrian capital of Vienna over the inclusion of the farright Freedom Party in the new coalition government.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-426767742018-01-13
The Sebastian Kurz is the youngest head of the Freedom Party has secured several key ministries including the interior ministry NegativeProtests have taken place in the Austrian capital of Vienna over the inclusion of the farright Freedom Party in the new coalition government.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-426767742018-01-13
Herbert Kickl from the Austrian Freedom Party rejected accusations he chose the expression as a provocation NegativeAustria's farright interior minister has caused outrage by using a term associated with Nazi death camps to say asylum seekers should be concentrated in one placehttp://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-426525182018-01-11
Austria is run by a coalition government formed by Mr conservative Party and the farright Freedom Party NegativeAustria's farright interior minister has caused outrage by using a term associated with Nazi death camps to say asylum seekers should be concentrated in one placehttp://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-426525182018-01-11
A Freedom of Information request found the Metropolitan Police alone recorded more than 450 noxious or corrosive fluid incidents in London in 2016 NegativeSome of the UK's largest retailers have agreed to voluntarily stop sales of acids to customers under 18 years oldhttp://www.bbc.com//news/uk-425852082018-01-07
China has been ranked the worst abuser of internet freedom for three years by US human rights organisation Freedom House NegativeOn New Year's Day China finally had its own #MeToo momenthttp://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-china-425776542018-01-06
The data obtained through a Freedom of Information request also reveals only one in 13 councils is making use of Empty Dwelling Management Orders NegativeMore than 11000 homes across the UK have been empty for 10 years or more research by the Liberal Democrats has foundhttp://www.bbc.com//news/uk-425364182018-01-02
The app was created as a joint venture between The Guardian Project and Freedom of the Press Foundation of which Edward Snowden is board president NeutralUS whistleblower Edward Snowden has helped create an Android app designed to protect the possessions of journalists and human rights defenders.http://www.bbc.com//news/technology-424930282017-12-27
Arguably the most successful this year was Freedom Party PositiveIt has been a good year for Europe's farright nationalist parties who are especially strong in Central Europe.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-424336672017-12-23
Gwent was the only one of four forces to provide a response under the Freedom of Information Act detailing the breakdown of what it has sold at auction NeutralA belly button bar knickers and a chainsaw are among items seized from criminals and auctioned off by policehttp://www.bbc.com//news/uk-wales-south-east-wales-422892842017-12-23
The Freedom Party the junior partner is the only farright party to get into power in the EU NegativeThousands of protesters rallied in central Vienna against Austria's new coalition government of conservatives and far right during its swearingin.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-423960782017-12-18
The farright Freedom Party has secured the key posts of foreign interior and defence in new coalition government for its nominees NegativeThe farright Freedom Party has secured the key posts of foreign interior and defence in Austria's new coalition government for its nominees.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-423799852017-12-17
Although it is the junior coalition partner the antiimmigration Freedom Party has secured several key posts in the new cabinet NeutralThe farright Freedom Party has secured the key posts of foreign interior and defence in Austria's new coalition government for its nominees.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-423799852017-12-17
The new foreign minister will be Middle East expert and writer Karin Kneissl who is not a Freedom Party member but was nominated by the party NegativeThe farright Freedom Party has secured the key posts of foreign interior and defence in Austria's new coalition government for its nominees.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-423799852017-12-17
The Freedom Party came third securing of the vote and 51 seats NeutralThe farright Freedom Party has secured the key posts of foreign interior and defence in Austria's new coalition government for its nominees.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-423799852017-12-17
Unlike most of populist parties the Freedom Party a major player in Austria for years has managed to translate its success at the ballot box into real political power PositiveThe farright Freedom Party has secured the key posts of foreign interior and defence in Austria's new coalition government for its nominees.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-423799852017-12-17
The opposition has expressed concern that the police and the security apparatus are now all firmly in the hands of the Freedom Party NegativeThe farright Freedom Party has secured the key posts of foreign interior and defence in Austria's new coalition government for its nominees.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-423799852017-12-17
But unlike the Freedom Party those other parties have struggled to convert electoral success into real PositiveThe farright Freedom Party has secured the key posts of foreign interior and defence in Austria's new coalition government for its nominees.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-423799852017-12-17
president has approved a coalition government between the conservative Party and the farright Freedom Party NeutralAustria's president has approved a coalition government between the conservative People's Party and the farright Freedom Party.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-423746932017-12-16
No details have been given about the programme but several important ministerial roles are expected to be handed to the smaller Freedom Party as part of the deal NeutralAustria's president has approved a coalition government between the conservative People's Party and the farright Freedom Party.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-423746932017-12-16
The campaign was dominated by migration crisis something the antiimmigration Freedom Party has long campaigned about NegativeAustria's president has approved a coalition government between the conservative People's Party and the farright Freedom Party.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-423746932017-12-16
Unlike most of populist parties the Freedom Party has managed to translate its success at the ballot box into real political power PositiveAustria's president has approved a coalition government between the conservative People's Party and the farright Freedom Party.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-423746932017-12-16
The Freedom Party accused Mr Kurz of stealing their policies NegativeAustria's president has approved a coalition government between the conservative People's Party and the farright Freedom Party.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-423746932017-12-16
When the farright Freedom Party last entered a coalition in Austria in 2000 its fellow EU member states froze bilateral diplomatic relations in response NeutralAustria's president has approved a coalition government between the conservative People's Party and the farright Freedom Party.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-423746932017-12-16
Those diplomatic sanctions were lifted months later after the move failed to force the Freedom Party out of government and amid fears that continued sanctions could further increase nationalist tensions NegativeAustria's president has approved a coalition government between the conservative People's Party and the farright Freedom Party.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-423746932017-12-16
But unlike the Freedom Party they have struggled to convert electoral success into real power PositiveAustria's president has approved a coalition government between the conservative People's Party and the farright Freedom Party.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-423746932017-12-16
Elsewhere the Dutch antiimmigration Freedom Party of Geert Wilders was defeated by liberal leader Mark Rutte NegativeAustria's president has approved a coalition government between the conservative People's Party and the farright Freedom Party.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-423746932017-12-16
Popularised by the opposition Economic Freedom Fighters Zupta is a blend of President surname and that of the Gupta brothers NegativeWith just days before South Africa's scandalhit President Jacob Zuma steps down as leader of the governing African National Congress we look at how the controversies around him have influenced the way South Africans express themselves.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-423070522017-12-13
Plans for a total ban on smoking in bars and restaurants has been scrapped according the farright Freedom Party NegativePlans for a total ban on smoking in Austria's bars and restaurants has been scrapped according the farright Freedom Party.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-423162992017-12-11
Scrapping the plans was agreed by the Freedom Party and the conservative Party which expect to form the next coalition government NeutralPlans for a total ban on smoking in Austria's bars and restaurants has been scrapped according the farright Freedom Party.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-423162992017-12-11
But the head of the Peoples Party Sebastian Kurz 31 is poised to become youngest leader should negotiations to form a government with the Freedom Party succeed NegativePlans for a total ban on smoking in Austria's bars and restaurants has been scrapped according the farright Freedom Party.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-423162992017-12-11
Mr Franks joined congress in 2003 and has been a member of the conservative House Freedom Caucus NegativeArizona Republican Trent Franks has resigned amid an ethics investigation into conversations he had with female staff about surrogacy.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-422747802017-12-08
Freedom of movement could continue for two years after March 2019 although the UK says new arrivals will have to register NeutralPM Theresa May has struck a lastminute deal with the EU in a bid to move Brexit talks on to the next phase.http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-422770402017-12-08
Mr Phillips is represented by Alliance Defending Freedom a conservative Christian legal group NegativeThe US Supreme Court hears arguments on Tuesday in the case of a gay couple turned away by a Colorado bakery as they tried to buy a wedding cake.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-422321622017-12-05
The move has divided the incoming coalition government the conservative Party said they would accept the decision but the farright Freedom Party criticised the court NegativeSamesex couples in Austria will be able to legally marry from 2019 after a ruling by the country's top court.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-422438292017-12-05
But a Freedom of Information request by BBC Radio World At One suggested a third of NHS trusts missed deadlines NegativeMental health patients are having to wait for up to two years for treatment in parts of England figures suggesthttp://www.bbc.com//news/uk-421861042017-11-30
Aung San Suu Kyi has been formally stripped of an honour granting her the Freedom of Oxford because of her response to the Rohingya crisis NegativeAung San Suu Kyi has been formally stripped of an honour granting her the Freedom of Oxford because of her response to the Rohingya crisis.http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-oxfordshire-421454032017-11-27
Independent watchdog Freedom House looked at how online discourse was influenced by governments bots and paid opinion formers Neutral0.1Elections in 18 separate nations were influenced by online disinformation campaigns last year 2017-11-14
Official efforts to control debate were most obvious during elections said the Freedom House report which were held in 18 of the countries researchers examined Negative0.0Elections in 18 separate nations were influenced by online disinformation campaigns last year 2017-11-14
Bob Geldof has said he will return his Freedom of the City of Dublin in protest against the Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi who also holds the award NeutralBob Geldof has said he will return his Freedom of the City of Dublin in protest against the Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi who also holds the award.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-419642992017-11-13
The charity submitted Freedom of Information requests to every Clinical Commissioning Group in England asking what services they commission for children who need palliative care NegativeShe can have up to up to 40 seizures a day potentially each one could be dangeroushttp://www.bbc.com//news/health-419277032017-11-13
Also on Monday a statue of Dr King was unveiled in Newcastle and there has been a season of commemorative events under the banner Freedom City NegativeIn barbers and bakeries train stations and tea factories the words of civil rights campaigner Martin Luther King were given fresh breath by the people of Newcastle on Monday helped by artist Jeremy Deller.http://www.bbc.com//news/entertainment-arts-419734482017-11-13
Michael Swain head of the Freedom of Religion South Africa pressure group believes the ruling sets a dangerous precedent in a country where Christianity is widely practiced NeutralA recent court ruling has got South Africans of all ages discussing the merits and otherwise of smacking children.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-417543342017-11-05





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In Bratislava it will be on November 17 at Freedom Square PositiveThe presidents spokesperson Martin said that her office is not planning any events. https://spectator.sme.sk/c/22252216/velvet-revolution-30th-anniversary-celebrations-around-slovakia.html2019-11-05
Nevertheless the opposition Freedom and Solidarty said the postponement may result in less support for the reform later. NeutralAlthough Health Minister Andrea called on MPs to be brave and support her hospital reform on October 25 she unexpectedly withdrew it from the session three days later. https://spectator.sme.sk/c/22248233/health-minister-kalavska-withdrew-hospital-reform-minutes-before-the-vote.html2019-10-30
Opposition Freedom and Solidarity no longer has the discontented members among its ranks. PositiveOpposition Freedom and Solidarity no longer has the discontented members among its ranks. https://spectator.sme.sk/c/22232078/kissova-and-other-30-party-members-quit-sas.html2019-10-10
The congress of the opposition Freedom and Solidarity party has approved the final slate for the upcoming 2020 general election. PositiveThe congress of the opposition Freedom and Solidarity party has approved the final slate for the upcoming 2020 general election. https://spectator.sme.sk/c/22230314/sas-approves-slate-without-renegades.html2019-10-08
Sme Rodina the Christian Democratic Movement Ordinary People and Independent Personalities and Freedom and Solidarity would also make it to the parliament with the following PositiveSmer came in first with 21 https://spectator.sme.sk/c/22225561/poll-progressives-spolu-and-kiska-are-stronger-together.html2019-10-01
A criminal complaint in this case was filed by Ondrej MP for Freedom and Solidarity NeutralThe National Criminal Agency has stopped criminal prosecution concerning the alleged blackmailing of former president Andrej Kiska by exprime minister Robert Fico. https://spectator.sme.sk/c/22214371/the-police-halt-prosecution-in-reported-blackmail-of-kiska.html2019-09-18
The opposition Freedom and Solidarity party has already slammed Pellegrinis decision and Foreign Affairs Minister Miroslav inactivity in its press release. NegativeAt the time he will be visiting Russia. https://spectator.sme.sk/c/22138059/pellegrini-favours-kremlin-over-the-d-day-anniversary-in-normandy.html2019-06-06
Our caucus consider the vote on the candidates for the Constitutional Court judge extremely said Alojz of the Freedom and Solidarity party as quoted by the SITA newswire. PositiveLawyer Pavol prosecutor Marek and Constitutional Court advisor Martin received enough votes in the third secret ballot on May 21 the Sme daily reported. https://spectator.sme.sk/c/22126585/parliament-elected-only-three-candidates-for-the-constitutional-court-judge.html2019-05-22
Sme Rodina is the newest member of the Europe of Nations and Freedom joining the faction of Italian Interior Minister Matteo Salvini in February 2019. NegativeSeveral dozen people protested against the presence of Marine Le Pen and other nationalist politicians who attended a conference organised by the Sme Rodina Are party of Boris in Bratislava. https://spectator.sme.sk/c/22119756/european-far-right-visited-bratislava-activists-protested-in-the-streets.html2019-05-14
It unites antirefugee parties in EU countries with parties like Lega Nord and the Belgian Vlaams Belang and the Freedom Party of Austria being members. PositiveSeveral dozen people protested against the presence of Marine Le Pen and other nationalist politicians who attended a conference organised by the Sme Rodina Are party of Boris in Bratislava. https://spectator.sme.sk/c/22119756/european-far-right-visited-bratislava-activists-protested-in-the-streets.html2019-05-14
In July this year the UK Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt and Canadian Minister of Foreign Affairs Chrystia Freeland will jointly host the first Global Conference for Media Freedom in London. PositiveThe association used the occasion to point to the illegal surveillance of journalists that the media has recently reported calling it unacceptable in a democratic society. https://spectator.sme.sk/c/22112631/world-press-freedom-day-Slovakia-Kuciak-protect-journalists.html2019-05-03
The opposition Freedom and Solidarity party would come third with 11 NegativeThe farright Peoples Party Our Slovakia would score highly in the EP elections suggests a recent poll carried out by the Focus agency. https://spectator.sme.sk/c/22091268/european-parliament-election-slovakia-focus-poll.html2019-04-04
Opposition party Freedom and Solidarity would come in third winning the support of 12 PositiveThe election would be won by the senior ruling party Smer with 19 https://spectator.sme.sk/c/22090339/ako-poll-preferences-april-2019.html2019-04-03
The resolution was not supported by Freedom and Solidarity MPs some MPs for the Ordinary People and Independent Personalities and as well as some nonaffiliated MPs TASR wrote. NegativeThe government should also tell the Council of Europe that Slovakia does not want to become the documents contractor the TASR newswire reported. https://spectator.sme.sk/c/22088961/istanbul-convention-ratification-refusal-parliament.html2019-04-02
Third would be Freedom and Solidarity with 11 PositiveFocus carried out the poll on February 21 and 26 on 1022 respondents. https://spectator.sme.sk/c/22064394/parliamentary-poll-kotlebas-party-rises-to-second-place.html2019-03-01
Such a motion was filed by Ondrej an MP of Freedom and Solidarity on February 25 N wrote. PositiveThe charges concern the unauthorised VAT refund worth which the company claimed from the state for expenses on Kiskas presidential campaign https://spectator.sme.sk/c/22061262/president-kiska-fico-wanted-to-blackmail-me.html2019-02-26
Tax Freedom Day takes place on June 2 this year. PositiveTaxpayers will have to work 153 days to be able to pay all taxes to the state the Deloitte company informed. https://spectator.sme.sk/c/22057635/when-does-tax-freedom-day-take-place-in-2019.html2019-02-21
However four laws were breached when allocating the stimuli said opposition MP Branislav of Freedom and Solidarity in the debate. NegativeEducation Minister Martina will remain in her post https://spectator.sme.sk/c/22056528/opposition-fails-to-recall-education-minister-lubyova.html2019-02-20
It turns out that the schism in Smers foreign policy is getting worse claimed MP Martin Klus of Freedom and Solidarity as quoted by the N daily. NegativeAll in all it seems there is no consensus about Venezuela at this point. https://spectator.sme.sk/c/22047380/will-slovakia-recognise-venezuelas-interim-president.html2019-02-07
On the other hand the opposition has agreed on nine candidates up to now not revealing the names said spokesperson for Freedom and Solidarity as reported by Sme. NegativeParliament has postponed the election of Constitutional Court candidates to February 7. https://spectator.sme.sk/c/22046869/mps-put-off-the-vote-on-constitutional-court-candidates-again.html2019-02-07
The liberals have been against the freeze in recent years said Galko of Freedom and Solidarity NegativeSalaries of MPs will rise by several hundred euros in 2019 https://spectator.sme.sk/c/22005512/mps-fail-to-freeze-their-salaries.html2018-12-12
This levy is absurd illegal inappropriate illogical harmful and said Jana of Freedom and Solidarity as quoted by SITA. NegativeSome retail chains will have to pay 2 https://spectator.sme.sk/c/22003004/parliament-approves-special-levy-for-retail-chains.html2018-12-07
As stems from the poll Freedom and Solidarity would come second with 15 NeutralDespite its victory Smer would not be able to form a government with its current partners. https://spectator.sme.sk/c/22000724/poll-smer-wins-but-opposition-could-form-the-government.html2018-12-05
coal mining was to be supported until 2030 but decided to accelerate its end which has been welcomed by the opposition Freedom and Solidarity party NeutralThis support should end in 2023 said Minister Peter as reported by the SITA newswire https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20966140/slovaks-should-stop-paying-for-coal-mining-in-2023.html2018-11-21
am deeply worried about what is happening today in Bratislava to Za Slovensko said Flutura Kusari of the European Centre for Press and Media Freedom on Twitter. NegativePolice Corps President Milan was not aware of this investigation https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20960772/police-investigate-protest-organisers-over-soros-allegations.html2018-11-14
We consider it an absolute the normalisation of live broadcasts the censorship and the return of said Lucia of Freedom and Solidarity as quoted by N. NegativeThe broadcaster has confirmed the documents authenticity and said that they have reprimanded its author the Omediach https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20935772/rtvs-short-news-broadcasts-not-to-use-other-media-and-inform-about-opposition-proposals.html2018-10-13
Responding to her performance in front of the committee Galko of Freedom and Solidarity said he has not persuaded him. NegativeFormer interior minister Robert considers accusations that he gave direct orders in the abduction of Vietnamese businessman and excommunist official Trinh Xuan Thanh misleading and absurd. https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20889006/abduction-the-accusations-are-absurd-kalinak-said.html2018-08-10
Sometimes the rows of buses were so long on Friday nights that they filled the road all the way from the Grassalkovich Palace in Bratislava to Freedom Square Slobody. NegativePeople were still waiting for the small amounts of foreign currency the state gave them from foreignexchange stock and it took some time for them to arrange the trips logistically. https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20838445/what-were-the-first-foreign-trips-after-the-1989-velvet-revolution-like.html2018-05-31
The Freedom and Solidarity party as well as MPs around Miroslav and Jozef reject the cap. NegativeSmer also intends this bill to anchor the minimum wage. https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20836808/smer-wants-retirement-age-capped-at-64-years.html2018-05-29
was already being mentioned in connection with the presidential election the opposition Freedom and Solidarity party alleging to support him NegativeResearcher Robert announced on a social network on May 15 that he would run for a president https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20827038/researcher-robert-mistrik-will-run-for-president.html2018-05-16
Smer is followed by the opposition Freedom and Solidarity with 13 NegativeBy the end of April the support for Smer was at 20 https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20817324/focus-another-poll-confirms-smers-decline.html2018-05-03





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On Friday Austria's centerright People's Party and rightwing Freedom Party agreed to govern together for the next fiveyear term.NeutralThe soontobe chancellor said the government will be aiming to reduce taxes to 40 percent by the end of the legislature period.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/17/c_136831049.htm2017-12-17
Other ISinspired groups such as the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters and the Abu Sayyaf Group are also planning to sow terror in the impoverished region.NeutralMoreover Roque said martial law will ensure the unhampered rehabilitation of wartorn Marawi and the lives of its residents.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/13/c_136823388.htm2017-12-13
He said other ISinspired groups Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters and the Abu Sayyaf Group are also planning to sow terror in the impoverished region.NeutralFive months after the attack the government managed to retake the besieged city in October paving the way for the reconstruction of the ruined city.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/13/c_136822885.htm2017-12-13
He noted that other ISinspired groups Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters and the Abu Sayyaf Group are also planning to sow terror in the impoverished region.NeutralDuterte said placing Mindanao under martial law for another year will also prevent violent extremism from spreading to other parts of the country.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/11/c_136817473.htm2017-12-11
In evening people flocked to downtown Riga to lay candles In the evening people flocked to downtown Riga to lay candles and remember the victims of the Rumbula massacre by the Freedom Monument.NeutralAll my people is lying here said Margers Vestermanis a survivor of the Rumbula massacre whose whole family was murdered there.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/01/c_136791475.htm2017-12-01
Freedom of expression and peaceful assembly are fundamental human rights it added.NeutralTRIPOLI Nov. 6 The United Nations Support Mission in Libya on Monday called for an immediate release of the organizers and participants of a ComicCon in Tripoli.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/07/c_136732764.htm2017-11-07