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Olympic Torch Traces Route Through New Delhi

The Olympic torch was carried through the heart of the Indian capital Thursday. Hours earlier, Tibetan exiles gathered in protest. India is home to the world's largest community of exiled Tibetans, as well as the Dalai Lama and his government in exile. Security was extremely tight, with some 15,000 police guarding the relay route.

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Lynn Neary is an NPR arts correspondent covering books and publishing.
Philip Reeves is an award-winning international correspondent covering South America. Previously, he served as NPR's correspondent covering Pakistan, Afghanistan, and India.