Topics define a controlled vocabulary of terms applicable to some entities, such as companies and people. They describe categories of journalistic interest which may apply to the given entity, for example if a given person is a criminal or a politician.


Value Label
asset.frozen Frozen asset
corp.offshore Offshore Shell company
crime Crime
crime.boss Criminal leadership
crime.cyber Cybercrime
crime.fin Financial crime
crime.fraud Fraud
crime.terror Terrorism
crime.theft Theft
crime.traffick Trafficking
crime.traffick.drug Drug trafficking
crime.traffick.human Human trafficking
crime.war War crimes
debarment Debarred entity
fin Financial services
fin.adivsor Financial advisor Bank Fund
gov Government
gov.igo Intergovernmental organization
gov.muni Municipal government
gov.national National government
gov.soe State-owned enterprise
gov.state State government
mil Military
poi Person of interest Political party
pol.union Union
rel Religion
role.acct Accountant
role.act Activist
role.civil Civil servant
role.diplo Diplomat
role.journo Journalist
role.judge Judge Lawyer
role.oligarch Oligarch
role.pep Politican
role.rca Close Associate
role.spy Spy
sanction Sanctioned entity
sanction.linked Sanction-linked entity