Southern Sudanese celebrate their first independence day in the capital city of Juba on Saturday, July 9, 2011. The southern Sudanese opted for secession during a popular referendum in January 2011. Saturday's declaration and recognition makes the Republic of South Sudan the world's 193rd country. (AP Photo/Pete Muller)

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Southern Sudanese celebrate their first independence day in the capital city of Juba on Saturday, July 9, 2011. The southern Sudanese opted for secession during a popular referendum in January 2011. Saturday's  declaration and recognition makes the Republic of South Sudan the world's 193rd country. (AP Photo/Pete Muller)
Southern Sudanese celebrate their first independence day in the capital city of Juba on Saturday, July 9, 2011. The southern Sudanese opted for secession during a popular referendum in January 2011. Saturday's declaration and recognition makes the Republic of South Sudan the world's 193rd country. (AP Photo/Pete Muller)
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