Celebrating South Sudan's independence (14 images)

South Sudan became the world's newest country Saturday with raucous celebrations and ceremonies in the capital, Juba. Refugees in Tel Aviv, Israel, joined in with their own parties.
Updated: July 11, 2011 at 10:31 AM
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Southern Sudanese refugees wear tribal costumes during independence celebrations in Tel Aviv, Israel, July 10, 2011. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced Sunday that Israel will recognize South Sudan as an independent state. UPI/Debbie Hill
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