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23 November 2008

Agence France Presse

BOR, Sudan — With bulging muscles oiled for battle and feathers fluttering proudly from their hair, towering Sudanese wrestlers leap high into the air to intimidate their opponents. The fighters are fearsome, but this is just sport. Cheered by excited crowds, the young men prepare for a showdown to test their strength and show off to girls. But in the remote and often lawless southern Sudan state of Jonglei, awash with guns, rival clashes all too often turn... (

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