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Praising God, the world’s newest nation raised its flag for the first time Saturday, rejoicing that 20 years of war are apparently over. “We have reclaimed our permanent home given to us by God as our birthright,” proclaimed Salva Kiir, […]

South Sudanese citizens, international dignitaries and the world’s newest president celebrated as their war-wracked nation became the world’s newest country Saturday. Raucous street celebrations broke out at midnight. Dignitaries included U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, former U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell and […]