U-S forces release dozens of Iraqis from the Abu Ghraib prison outside Baghdad.
India's Congress party begins work on a new government after scoring a stunning upset in parliamentary elections.
Burma's main pro-democracy opposition party will not attend next week's constitutional convention.
Vietnam says it has started building an airport on the disputed Sratlys Islands. Vietnamese officials say they hope to have the airport, with a 600-meter long runway, to be operational by the end of this year.
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