• Fighting continues in the region despite the JEM and local government signing a "goodwill and confidence-building" agreement earlier in February, according to the U.N.

    CNN: U.N.: 15,000 flee southern Darfur

  • Human-rights groups have been calling on apparel brands and retailers to sign on to the Bangladesh Fire and Building Safety Agreement, which would establish a system of independent factory inspectors whose recommendations would be binding.

    WSJ: At Least 159 Die in Bangladesh Building Collapse

  • Labor and human-rights groups have been calling on apparel brands and retailers to sign on to the Bangladesh Fire and Building Safety Agreement, which would establish a system of independent factory inspections whose recommendations would be binding.

    WSJ: Dozens Die in Bangladesh Building Collapse

  • Campaigners also want Primark, with Matalan and Mango, which have also used the building's products, to sign the Bangladesh Fire and Building Safety Agreement of firms, unions and non-governmental organisations aimed at ending the "appallingly unsafe factory conditions" in that country.

    BBC: Bangladesh tragedy: UK and companies 'must do more'

  • Brazil will likewise profit since Ecuador and Brazil signed an agreement building the Manta-Manaus link by rail.

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  • For people who don't have that kind of time, Mori Building has an agreement with a helicopter charter company for discounted rides that take off from a heliport atop another Mori-owned tower a short walk away.

    WSJ: Pampered in Tokyo

  • The Bangladesh Building and Fire Safety Agreement is a proposal for a sector-wide initiative that includes independent building inspections, worker rights training, public disclosure and a long-overdue review of safety standards.

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  • Afghan officials said the Pakistani soldiers were violating an agreement by building additional fortification onto the outpost.

    WSJ: Afghans Protest After Clash on Pakistani Border

  • Plans to demolish the building were scrapped in September after the Homes and Communities Agency (HCA), which owns the building, terminated an agreement with developers Langtree Artisan.

    BBC: Regeneration plan for Bradford includes 3,500 new homes

  • Plans to demolish the former Odeon were scrapped in September after the Homes and Communities Agency (HCA), which owns the building, terminated an agreement with developers Langtree Artisan.

    BBC: Bradford Odeon: Community plan for former cinema

  • Labor activists hope the string of disasters, including the latest fire, will pressure retailers to sign onto a binding agreement to improve building safety in Bangladesh.

    WSJ: Another Fire as Bangladesh Toll Tops 900

  • The Americans now claim to have evidence that North Korea may be breaking the agreement, by building a giant underground complex that they believe is nuclear-related.

    ECONOMIST: North Korea’s nasty business | The

  • She called security the essential "building block" of the agreement the administration is trying to nail down and said "there has to be a lot of effort" by the Palestinians to back up promises to combat terrorism.

    CNN: Middle East peace talks begin in Maryland

  • Plans to demolish Bradford's former Odeon Cinema have been scrapped after the building's owner terminated an agreement with the developers.

    BBC: Plans to redevelop Bradford's old cinema scrapped

  • He requires clients to put non-tax-related motives into the partnership agreement, such as building family loyalty or giving kids a sense of responsibility.

    FORBES: Passing Down The House

  • "I'm delighted to announce that we have managed to sign the heads of agreement to finance the building of the new national stadium, " said FA chief executive Adam Crozier.

    BBC: FA signs Wembley deal

  • Foundation schools may decide to do building work without getting local authority agreement - but they cannot raise a loan on the buildings and of course it means they have to put right anything that goes wrong.

    BBC: NEWS | UK | Education | Analysis: school reforms

  • Mr Hatoyama insisted on reopening the agreement—locals objected to building a new heliport on an unspoilt shore—while offering no reasonable alternative.

    ECONOMIST: Banyan

  • Mr Bush came to power last year a committed free-trader: he envisages the creation of a Free Trade Area of the Americas, building on the North American Free-Trade Agreement (NAFTA) and stretching from Canada to Chile.

    ECONOMIST: APEC, terrorism and trade

  • In December, Greenpeace pulled the trigger, claiming it had proof from GPS-tagged video and pictures that one of the coalition industry members, Resolute Forest Products, was building logging roads in areas forbidden by the agreement.

    FORBES: Forestry Labeling War Turns Ugly As Greenpeace Bungles Logging Industry Attack

  • They are demanding fair compensation from Wal-Mart and a legally binding agreement from manufacturers to ensure fire and building safety and worker rights.

    FORBES: Sadly, Bangladesh Simply Cannot Afford Rich World Safety And Working Standards

  • In addition to the new agreement with the Philippines, Singapore is building a new naval station that will be able to accommodate American aircraft carriers.

    ECONOMIST: China and the Philippines

  • Most important, the agency argued that the landlord had breached the terms of their agreement by leasing space in an adjacent building to Gersh, a rival talent firm.

    WSJ: How Garage Stymied Hollywood Super Agent

  • Plans to demolish the building were scrapped in September after the HCA terminated an agreement with developers Langtree Artisan.

    BBC: Bradford Odeon

  • An agreement to hold talks on nuclear confidence-building measures is especially heartening.

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  • But it remains to be seen whether these country-to-country trade links will serve as building blocks or as substitutes for a wider, multilateral agreement.

    ECONOMIST: Smaller steps

  • The building owner will sign a long-term power purchase agreement to buy the electricity the solar array generates and will pay 5.5% interest on the loan Mosaic provides to install the panels.

    FORBES: Startup Launches Online Platform To Let Individuals Invest In Solar Projects

  • Billions of federal dollars are going into new highway building, and truck routes serving the North American Free Trade Agreement are a big part.

    FORBES: Magazine Article

  • That reluctant admission sparked the latest nuclear crisis and ended a 1994 agreement with America that aimed to swap the eventual building of two western-designed nuclear reactors and interim deliveries of fuel oil for a halt to, and the eventual dismantling of, North Korea's plutonium making.

    ECONOMIST: Bomb, or no bomb? Deal, or no deal? The latest twist

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