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South Sudan to Become World’s Newest Nation . July 8, 2011

Tomorrow, South Sudan will officially become an independent nation, a day that also marks the expiration of the 2005 north-south peace deal. The UN is expected to convene next week to vote on (and most likely approve) South Sudan’s membership in the UN, making it the 193rd member country. Back in January, almost 99% of Sudanese voters cast their... read more