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Aug 16 (CNA) NEW DELHI- India is strong enough to defend its borders against any threat, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said in an Independence Day speech as the nation faces a frontier showdown with China and aggravated tensions with Pakistan. "Security is our top priority," Modi told thousands packed into the landmark Red Fort in New Delhi on Tuesday.
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* Indian police arrest four for Game of Thrones leak

Aug 15 (BBC) Indian police have arrested four people suspected of leaking an episode of the hugely popular TV show Game of Thrones before it was aired. Three of the accused are current employees of Prime Focus Technology, while one is a former employee.
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* Trump orders review of China's trade practises

Aug 15 (BBC) US President Donald Trump has asked his country's top trade official to review China's practices regarding intellectual property. The move was incremental, but could eventually lead to the US imposing trade sanctions. Mr Trump is trying to balance working with China on relations with North Korea, with his "America-first" trade views.
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* N Korea leader 'briefed' on Guam plan but opts to wait

Aug 15 (BBC) North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has reviewed plans to fire missiles towards the US Pacific territory of Guam, state media said, but would watch US actions before making a decision. Although prepared for "the enveloping fire at Guam", the North said it would watch what "the foolish Yankees" do.
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