India's search for land to meet its growing housing needs is hugely contentious. The dream of owning a home for some has come at the expense of others.
South Africa has a land problem. For years the ANC has been criticized over its failure to redistribute land after apartheid and recently land occupation is rife. President Ramaphosa is now under pressure to fix this.
Police in Berlin have cleared a budding squat, causing several injuries and setting off a heated political debate. In reality, the protesters' demands are relatively modest — and the owners are still open to talks.
The virus carried by fruit bats has killed at least 10 people in the southern state of Kerala. Indian authorities have dispatched medical teams to the area, where nearly 100 people have been quarantined.
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