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New Year celebrations around the world
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Confetti falls as people celebrate the new year in New York's Times Square, Sunday, Jan. 1, 2017.

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Revelers celebrate the new year as confetti flies over New York's Times Square as seen from the Marriott Marquis, Sunday, Jan. 1, 2017.

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People watch as fireworks explode over the Kremlin standing at Red Square blocked by police during New Year celebrations in Moscow, Russia, Sunday, Jan. 1, 2017.

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People watch the fireworks exploding over Copacabana beach during the New Year's Eve celebrations in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sunday, Jan. 1, 2017.

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Fireworks explode over the Atlantis hotel in Dubai during the New Year celebrations, UAE, January 1, 2017.

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Fireworks explode over Edinburgh Castle during the Hogmanay celebrations in Edinburgh, Scotland, January 1, 2017.

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Fireworks explode next to the Palace of Culture during New Year celebrations in Warsaw, Poland January 1, 2017.

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Fireworks explode by the Big Ben clocktower in London, Britain January 1, 2017.

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Fireworks explode near to the High Cathedral of Saint Peter during New Year celebrations for 2017 in Cologne, Germany, January 1, 2017

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Fireworks explode over the ancient Parthenon temple atop Acropolis hill during New Year's day celebrations in Athens, Greece, January 1, 2017.

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Fireworks explode over the Kenyatta International Convention Centre (KICC) square during the New Year's Eve celebrations in Nairobi, Kenya

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Fireworks explode at the Burj Khalifa, the world's tallest building, and surrounding skyscrapers to mark New Year in Dubai, United Arab Emirates

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China

Fireworks explode over Victoria Harbour to celebrate the New Year's Eve in Hong Kong.
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Malaysia

Fireworks explode in front of Malaysia's landmark building, Petronas Twin Towers, during the New Year's Eve celebration in Kuala Lumpur.
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Japan

Bubbles float over visitors during a New Year's Eve celebration event a Tokyo Hotel.
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South Korea

People attend Seoul's traditional bell-tolling ceremony for the new year, at the Bosingak pavilion in Seoul, South Korea.
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Australia

Fireworks explode over the Sydney Opera House and Harbour Bridge as New Year's celebrations are underway in Sydney, Australia.
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Australia

Dec. 31, 2016: Fireworks explode around the Sydney Opera House and Harbour Bridge as New Year's celebrations get underway in Sydney, Australia.
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New Zealand

Fireworks explode from Auckland's Sky Tower as the new year is welcomed to New Zealand.
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New Year celebrations around the world

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