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Libyans celebrate July 7, 2012, in Martyrs' Square in Tripoli, Libya, by holding up ink-marked fingers, showing they have voted in the first parliamentary election after last year's overthrow and killing of longtime leader Moammar Gadhafi. (Associated Press)
Photo by: Abdel Magid Al Fergany
Libyans celebrate July 7, 2012, in Martyrs' Square in Tripoli, Libya, by holding up ink-marked fingers, showing they have voted in the first parliamentary election after last year's overthrow and killing of longtime leader Moammar Gadhafi. (Associated Press)

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