Brazilian police have stormed a a sprawling settlement of landless workers near Sao Paulo in an attempt to reclaim the land.
Local news media showed images of burning vehicles on Sunday as riot police faced off with local residents armed with clubs, makeshift shields and motorcycle helmets.
From Malaysia to South Korea, millions of people travelled huge distances to reunite with their families for the lunar new year on Monday - the most important holiday of the year for many in Asia - indulging in feasts or watching dragon dances.
Uganda's opposition leader Kizza Besigye and several other politicians were arrested to stop them attending a rally in the capital, Kampala.
The BBC's Joshua Mmali in the city says police used tear gas on the group, before taking them to a police station.
India's highest court has ruled that Vodafone is not liable for taxes and penalties of up to $4.4bn (£2.8bn).
The judgement could relieve pressure on other foreign companies facing similar tax investigations in India. The case centred on Vodafone's $11bn acquisition of the Indian assets of China's Hutchison Telecommunications in 2007.
Malawi's president says he has ordered police to arrest anyone who attacks women for wearing trousers in public.
President Bingu wa Mutharika spoke out on national radio after several women were beaten and stripped on the street for wearing non-traditional dress.
A five-year-old toddler has died from the bird flu virus in Jakarta, Indonesia, officials said on Thursday.
The initiative has analysts tipping Warid as the new top provider of mobile money in the country.
The Israeli military says it has carried out a ground and air attack near the border fence in northern Gaza.
At least one person was killed and three injured, Palestinian medical sources said. The Israeli military said aircraft and tanks had targeted a "terrorist squad" planting an explosive device near the security fence.
El derrumbe de un viejo edificio de tres pisos el martes por la noche en la barriada de Centro Habana dejó cuatro muertos y cinco heridos, marcando otro macabro capítulo en la depauperación de una capital que antaño fuera llamada el París del Caribe.
Uganda’s Warid Telecom says that the first stages of its mobile money registration process has been reportedly solid. The goal of mobile money is to provide users an easy way of managing their funds, as well increasing purchasing power.
Shailendra Naidu, the telecom company’s commercial officer said that Warid has launched a new facility to create a better management process to assist users and customers without difficulty.