Empty government buildings can be homeless shelters, India top court says
Altering existing properties would be the "best option" to address homeless' needs as it would not require states to spend money on building shelters
Indonesia probes killing of Borneo orangutan
INDONESIA-ORANGUTANS/:Indonesia probes killing of Borneo orangutan shot with 130 bullets
More to cities than skyscrapers - new U.N. urban chief
"Urbanisation can be an opportunity for development and a tool for development"
Cambodian court upholds conviction of prominent land rights activist
Tep Vanny fought against evictions from lakeside land in the capital Phnom Penh to make way for a luxury real estate project
Urban leaders and activists gear up for bigger role in global development
More than half of the world's seven billion people live in urban areas, a figure expected to grow to 66 percent by 2050
How can we restore hope to the world's slum dwellers?
Hope comes in many forms to poor people who live on less than $2.50 per day
Scottish community group gets green light to buy island
"The #Ulvabuyout team are totally over the moon"
Burning issue: Dhaka slums fight fires but land problems loom
Architects help residents redesign fire-damaged homes to be safer and more liveable, but protecting them long-term is difficult as they lack land rights
Mugabe's demise brings hope to Zimbabwe's ousted white farmers
Land ownership is one of Zimbabwe's most sensitive political topics
Homeless in Hong Kong: soaring costs fuel housing crisis in Asian financial hub
Hong Kong's homeless population up 30 percent in 5 years