New Year’s Celebrations Around The World

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INDIA-NEW YEAR
An Indian reveller poses on New Year's Eve in Amritsar on December 31, 2013. Indians are preparing to welcome 2014, in contrast to last year which saw the country cancel most of its official New Year's celebrations after the fatal gangrape of a student on a New Delhi bus on December 16, which sparked protests and a year of introspection about women's rights. (NARINDER NANU/AFP/Getty Images)
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Auckland Celebrates New Year's Eve
AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND - JANUARY 01: Fireworks are let off from the Auckland Sky Tower to celebrate the new year on January 1, 2014 in Auckland, New Zealand. (Photo by Hannah Johnston/Getty Images)
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NZEALAND-NEW YEAR
Tourists and locals celebrate the New Year on the waterfront in the New Zealand town of Queenstown early on January 1, 2014. Sydney was scheduled next to kick off a promised unprecedented spectacular to mark New Year celebrations, the first in a wave of pyrotechnics to usher in 2014 from Hong Kong to world record-chasing Dubai. AFP PHOTO / MARTY MELVILLE (Photo credit should read Marty Melville/AFP/Getty Images)
(Photo credit should read Marty Melville/AFP/Getty Images)
(Photo credit should read Marty Melville/AFP/Getty Images)
NZEALAND-NEW YEAR
Fireworks explode over the heads of tourists and locals as the clock hits midnight to celebrate the New Year on the waterfront in the New Zealand town of Queenstown early on January 1, 2014. Sydney was scheduled next to kick off a promised unprecedented spectacular to mark New Year celebrations, the first in a wave of pyrotechnics to usher in 2014 from Hong Kong to world record-chasing Dubai. AFP PHOTO / MARTY MELVILLE (Photo credit should read Marty Melville/AFP/Getty Images)
(Photo credit should read Marty Melville/AFP/Getty Images)
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AUSTRALIA-NEW YEAR
New Year's Eve fireworks erupt over Sydney's iconic Harbour Bridge (R) and the Opera House (L) on January 1, 2014. Tonnes of explosives lit up Australia's biggest city, with fireworks shooting off the Opera House for the first time in more than 10 years as part of the extravaganza, focused on the Harbour Bridge. AFP PHOTO/Greg WOOD (Photo credit should read GREG WOOD/AFP/Getty Images)
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Melbourne Celebrates New Year's Eve 2013
MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - DECEMBER 31: Fireworks over Melbourne skyline and Yarra River during New Years Eve fireworks on December 31, 2013 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images)
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SINGAPORE-NEW YEAR
An overview of the Singapore skyline ahead of the New Year's Eve countdown to 2014 on December 31, 2013. An eight-minute firework display will be launched in a five-pronged formation that will illuminate the skyline to welcome 2014. AFP PHOTO/ROSLAN RAHMAN (Photo credit should read ROSLAN RAHMAN/AFP/Getty Images)
(Photo credit should read ROSLAN RAHMAN/AFP/Getty Images)
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FRANCE-FEATURE-BATH-NEW YEAR
People take part in a traditional sea bathing to mark new-year's end on December 31, 2013 on a nudist beach in Le Cap d'Agde, southern France. AFP PHOTO / PASCAL GUYOT (Photo credit should read PASCAL GUYOT/AFP/Getty Images)
(Photo credit should read PASCAL GUYOT/AFP/Getty Images)
(Photo credit should read Marty Melville/AFP/Getty Images)
NZEALAND-NEW YEAR
Families wait for the New Year to arrive during celebrations on the waterfront in the New Zealand town of Queenstown late on December 31, 2013. Sydney was scheduled next to kick off a promised unprecedented spectacular to mark New Year celebrations, the first in a wave of pyrotechnics to usher in 2014 from Hong Kong to world record-chasing Dubai. AFP PHOTO / MARTY MELVILLE (Photo credit should read Marty Melville/AFP/Getty Images)
(Photo credit should read Marty Melville/AFP/Getty Images)
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Sydney Celebrates With Fireworks On New Year's Eve
SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 01: Fireworks light up the sky from The Sydney Harbour Bridge at midnight during New Years Eve celebrations on Sydney Harbour on 01 January, 2014 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Joosep Martinson/Getty Images)
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Melbourne Celebrates New Year's Eve 2013
MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - DECEMBER 31: New Years revelers watching the fireworks on the Princes Bridge during New Years Eve fireworks on December 31, 2013 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images)
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FRANCE-MALI-DEFENCE-NEW-YEAR
French Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian (L) celebrates some hours earlier, on December 31, 2013, the New Year, with French soldiers in Gao. His visit to Mali is part of a three-day tour focusing on security which also takes in Niger and Chad. France launched Operation Serval in January 2013 to drive out Al-Qaeda-linked extremists who had occupied Mali's north in 2012 and imposed a brutal interpretation of Islamic sharia on the inhabitants of Timbuktu and the other main desert settlements. AFP PHOTO / JOEL SAGET (Photo credit should read JOEL SAGET/AFP/Getty Images)
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(Photo credit should read BAY ISMOYO/AFP/Getty Images)
INDONESIA-NEW YEAR
Fireworks explode over the National Monument in Jakarta on January 1, 2014 during New Year celebrations. AFP PHOTO / Bay ISMOYO (Photo credit should read BAY ISMOYO/AFP/Getty Images)
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(Photo credit should read YOSHIKAZU TSUNO/AFP/Getty Images)
JAPAN-NEW YEAR-SHRINE
Japanese worshippers pray as they celebrate the New Year at the Kanda shrine in Tokyo on January 1, 2014. Million of Japanese people visit shrines and temples to pray for the well-being of their families at the New Year. AFP PHOTO/Yoshikazu TSUNO (Photo credit should read YOSHIKAZU TSUNO/AFP/Getty Images)
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(Photo credit should read ROSLAN RAHMAN/AFP/Getty Images)
SINGAPORE-NEW YEAR
Fireworks burst over the Singapore skyline during New Year celebrations on January 1, 2014. An eight-minute firework display was launched in a five-pronged formation that illuminate the skyline to welcome 2014. AFP PHOTO/ROSLAN RAHMAN (Photo credit should read ROSLAN RAHMAN/AFP/Getty Images)
(Photo credit should read ROSLAN RAHMAN/AFP/Getty Images)
(Photo credit should read KAZUHIRO NOGI/AFP/Getty Images)
JAPAN-NEW YEAR
People release balloons to celebrate the New Year during an annual countdown ceremony in Tokyo on January 1, 2014. Some 2,000 balloons were released in the air, carrying with the visitors' wishes. AFP PHOTO/ KAZUHIRO NOGI (Photo credit should read KAZUHIRO NOGI/AFP/Getty Images)
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SKOREA-NEWYEAR
Thousands of people celebrate the New Year during a countdown event in front of the Bosingak Pavilion, in downtown Seoul, South Korea, on January 1, 2014. AFP PHOTO / Woohae CHO (Photo credit should read WOOHAE CHO/AFP/Getty Images)
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MALAYSIA-NEW YEAR
Fireworks explode near Malaysia's landmark Petronas Twin Towers in Kuala Lumpur during the New Year 2014 celebrations on January 1, 2014. AFP PHOTO / STRINGER (Photo credit should read STR/AFP/Getty Images)
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(Photo credit should read BAY ISMOYO/AFP/Getty Images)
INDONESIA-NEW YEAR
Fireworks explode over Hotel Indonesia Roundabout in Jakarta to celebrate the New Year on January 1, 2014. A wave of pyrotechnic displays kicked off new year celebrations in major cities around the world. AFP PHOTO / Bay ISMOYO (Photo credit should read BAY ISMOYO/AFP/Getty Images)
(Photo credit should read BAY ISMOYO/AFP/Getty Images)
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Mr. Clean Liquid Muscle NYE 2014 Deep Clean
NEW YORK, NY - JANUARY 01: Times Squares red stairs are scrubbed with Mr. Clean Liquid Muscle by a cleaning crew after New Years Eve on January 1, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Rob Kim/Getty Images)
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LITHANIA-NEWYEAR
Fireworks light the sky above the Cathedral Square in Vilnius during the New Year celebrations on January 1, 2014. AFP PHOTO / Petras MALUKAS (Photo credit should read PETRAS MALUKAS/AFP/Getty Images)
(Photo credit should read PETRAS MALUKAS/AFP/Getty Images)
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BRITAIN-NEW YEAR
Fireworks explode over the London Eye and the Houses of Parliament along the river Thames during the New Year celebrations in central London just after midnight on January 1, 2014. AFP PHOTO / LEON NEAL (Photo credit should read LEON NEAL/AFP/Getty Images)
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Revelers Celebrate New Year's Eve In New York's Times Square
NEW YORK, NY - JANUARY 01: Couples kiss after midnight in Times Square during the New Years Eve celebration on January 1, 2013 in New York City. An estimated one million revelers from around the world endured long hours of cold weather to have a front seat to this year's star studded celebration. (Photo by Christopher Gregory/Getty Images)
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US-NEWYEAR-NEWYORK
Fireworks light up Times Square as the Countdown Ball drops as thousands of revelers gather in New York's Times Square to celebrate the ball drop at the annual New Years Eve celebration on December 31, 2013 in New York City. AFP PHOTO / TIMOTHY CLARY (Photo credit should read TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)
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JAPAN-DISNEY-NEW YEAR
Disney characters Mickey (C) and Minnie Mouse (L), dressed in traditional Japanese kimonos, accompanied by Disney's horse character Horace Horsecollar (R) for the Year of Horse wave to greet guests from a float during the theme park's annual New Year's Day parade at Tokyo Disneyland in Urayasu, suburban Tokyo on January 1, 2014. Tokyo Disney Resort, Tokyo Disneyland and Tokyo DisneySea, is expecting to attract 30.7million visitors for their fiscal year ended March 2014, the first time to mark over 30million guests as they celebrate the 30th anniversary of Tokyo Disneyland. AFP PHOTO / Yoshikazu TSUNO (Photo credit should read YOSHIKAZU TSUNO/AFP/Getty Images)
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US-NEW YEAR
Fireworks explode above the Philadelphia city skyline as part of New Year's celebrations on January 1, 2014. AFP PHOTO / Ed Jones (Photo credit should read ED JONES/AFP/Getty Images)
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(Photo credit should read PATRIK STOLLARZ/AFP/Getty Images)
GERMANY-NEWYEAR-2014
Fireworks explode over the river Rhine as in background can be seen the Cologne Cathedral during a New Year's party in Cologne, western Germany on January 1, 2014. AFP PHOTO / PATRIK STOLLARZ (Photo credit should read PATRIK STOLLARZ/AFP/Getty Images)
(Photo credit should read PATRIK STOLLARZ/AFP/Getty Images)
(Photo credit should read REMKO DE WAAL/AFP/Getty Images)
NETHERLANDS-NEWYEAR
Fireworks light up the sky over the Scheepsvaartmuseum (Shippingmuseum) on New Year's Eve in central Amsterdam, The Netherlands, on December 31, 2013. AFP PHOTO / ANP / REMKO DE WAAL -- The Netherlands out -- (Photo credit should read REMKO DE WAAL/AFP/Getty Images)
(Photo credit should read REMKO DE WAAL/AFP/Getty Images)
(Photo credit should read ALBERTO PIZZOLI/AFP/Getty Images)
ITALY-NEW YEAR-TIBER-DIVE
Maurizio Palmulli aka "Mister Ok" of Italy, dives in the Tiber river as part of traditional New Year celebrations on January 1, 2014 in Rome. AFP PHOTO / ALBERTO PIZZOLI (Photo credit should read ALBERTO PIZZOLI/AFP/Getty Images)
(Photo credit should read ALBERTO PIZZOLI/AFP/Getty Images)
(Photo credit should read PIUS UTOMI EKPEI/AFP/Getty Images)
NIGERIA-NEW YEAR
Worshippers pray into the New Year lying down during the crossover watch night church service at the Redemption Camp on Lagos Ibadan highway on Janauary 1, 2014. Thousands of Christian faithfuls gathered to pray into the New Year at the Redemption Camp of Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), a homegrown Pentecostal denomination and one of Africa's most fastest growing religious movements. AFP PHOTO/PIUS UTOMI EKPEI (Photo credit should read PIUS UTOMI EKPEI/AFP/Getty Images)
(Photo credit should read PIUS UTOMI EKPEI/AFP/Getty Images)
(Photo credit should read PHILIPPE HUGUEN/AFP/Getty Images)
FRANCE-NEWYEAR-2014
People take part in the traditional sea bath during New Year's celebrations on January 1, 2014 at Malo-Les-Bains beach in Dunkirk, northern France. AFP PHOTO PHILIPPE HUGUEN (Photo credit should read PHILIPPE HUGUEN/AFP/Getty Images)
(Photo credit should read PHILIPPE HUGUEN/AFP/Getty Images)
(Photo credit should read Jure Makovec/AFP/Getty Images)
SLOVENIA-NEWYEAR-2014
Fireworks light up the sky of Ljubljana, Slovenia, during the New Year celebrations on January 1, 2014. AFP PHOTO / Jure Makovec (Photo credit should read Jure Makovec/AFP/Getty Images)
(Photo credit should read Jure Makovec/AFP/Getty Images)
(Photo credit should read PHILIPPE HUGUEN/AFP/Getty Images)
FRANCE-NEWYEAR-2014-BATH
Peopletake part in the traditional sea bath during New Year's celebrations on January 1, 2014 at Malo-Les-Bains beach in Dunkirk, northern France. AFP PHOTO PHILIPPE HUGUEN (Photo credit should read PHILIPPE HUGUEN/AFP/Getty Images)
(Photo credit should read PHILIPPE HUGUEN/AFP/Getty Images)
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