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Free

Without cost. Free goods and services usually come with some strings attached. For example, one may receive a free item with an order to buy another item. Some dispute whether such bonuses are really free. See also: Sweetener.
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Bahrain emerges as the third freest economy in the Arab World partly for being open for international trade.
Bahrain has surpassed GCC's economic giants, namely Saudi Arabia, Qatar and the UAE, in being the freest economy.
10 for Working Journalists' Day, saying: "The ruling party thinks that Turkey has the freest media in the West.
Egypt's presidential election, set to be the freest it has ever had, began for citizens abroad on Friday after a caustic televised debate between two candidates that produced no clear favourite to lead the most populous Arab nation.
Meanwhile, Chile ranks as the freest economy in Latin America, according to the Heritage Foundation, and it is among the three freest countries in terms of civil rights and political liberties, according to Freedom House.
He alone, with the Virgin Mary, kept Poland the freest country in the Soviet Bloc.
Reports this week say the UAE has been rated as the fiscally freest economy in the world (jointly with Kuwait).
However, those gains were not enough for it to mount a strong challenge to Bahrain, named the freest Middle East economy, in 10th place globally, with a score of 77.
Although Lebanon is home to the freest and most diverse media in the Arab world, its newspapers, news websites and television channels regularly play into the country's deep-seated political and sectarian schisms.
HK ranked "World's Freest" for 16th time The Heritage Foundation ranked HK as the world's freest economy for the 16th consecutive year in its 2010 Index of Economic Freedom published last week.
Bahrain has been ranked as the 13th freest economy in the world, and the most free in the Middle East and North Africa (Mena) region.
The country with the world's best labour regulations and among the 20 freest economies worldwide, the only Gulf economy to register an upward trend, Fraser Institute's Economic Freedom of the World 2009 (September, 2009);