Millions of residents of Harbin are enduring their third day without water after about 100-tons of a toxic chemical were released into a river.
Sri Lanka's new president has demanded revisions of his government's cease-fire agreement with Tamil Tiger rebels.
Iraq's foreign minister has won Japan's agreement to waive billions of dollars of debt.
Indonesia has received permission from Swiss drug giant Roche to locally produce Tamiflu.
Thai police say at least two soldiers were wounded when a bomb exploded in the country's restive south.
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