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Celebrations at the birth of a nation.

Saturday, July 09, 2011 - 01:22

Thousands celebrate on the streets in South Sudan, marking their long-awaited independence. Marie-Claire Fennessy reports

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At this stroke of midnight two girls in this nation was formed. South Sudanese took to the streets celebrating him on the way to do independence from the north of two. Broward and my -- this is the operative what they -- is. Jobs throughout the -- on the opposite the opponent Oslo yeah and in those battles. Obama is good -- So. Locals vented in gently back -- brain -- which secured the nation's dependence. The Khartoum government was the first to recognize that you state hours before the formal split that took place. The official celebration marking the birth of their nation will be held later on sent today. However it -- to Africa's largest country has -- dispelled fears of future tensions. Northern and southern leaders have to agree Linda Vista sensitive issues and -- importance -- being the exact borderline. Another how would revenue through the candles and issue. That's an -- The local did not let and -- worries hampered their excitement. Their message clearly the top again it's time. Tennessee. Reduce.

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Celebrations at the birth of a nation.

Saturday, July 09, 2011 - 01:22