New Year’s Eve Around The World

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Kaitlin Olivi of Yonkers, N.Y., and Lucas Pereira, of Sayreville, N.J., kiss as confetti falls during a celebration of the new year in New York's Times Square, 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, Jan. 1, 2017.
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People ring the bell 101 times as they take part in the "Joya no Kane" bell ringing ceremony at Zojoji during New Year celebrations in Tokyo, Japan, on Dec. 31, 2016.
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Fireworks light up the London skyline and the London Eye just after midnight on Jan. 1, 2017, in London, England. Thousands of people line the streets of central London Saturday night to watch the annual New Year's Eve fireworks display.
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Revelers photograph fireworks over the Arc de Triomphe as they celebrate the new year on the Champs Elysees, in Paris, France, Sunday, Jan.1, 2017.
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Fireworks illuminate the city's skyline during BOCHK Hong Kong New Year countdown celebrations of 2017 on Jan. 1, 2017, in Hong Kong.
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Fireworks explode over Nene Tereza Square to celebrate the new year in Tirana, Jan. 1, 2017.
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Fireworks light up the Taiwan skyline and Taipei 101 during New Year's Eve celebrations just after midnight on Jan. 1, 2017, in Taipei, Taiwan.
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Fireworks can be seen during the Family Fireworks display on New Year's Eve above Sydney Harbor on Dec. 31, 2016, in Sydney, Australia.
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People queue to get in the De Brouckere square for the fireworks performance as Belgium's police officers conduct searches as part of the security measures in Brussels, on Dec. 31, 2016, during New Year's celebrations.
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Fireworks explode above Singapore's financial district at the stroke of midnight to mark the New Year's celebrations on Sunday, Jan. 1, 2017, in Singapore.
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Young people hold sparklers as they celebrate the arrival of the New Year in Palace Square in St. Petersburg, Russia, on Dec. 31, 2016.
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Fireworks light up the sky to welcome the New Year at the Mall of Asia, the country's largest shopping mall on Sunday, Jan. 1, 2017, in suburban Pasay city, south of Manila, Philippines. The country's notorious tradition of dangerous New Year's Eve celebrations persisted after President Rodrigo Duterte delayed his ban on the use of powerful firecrackers, often worsened by celebratory gunfire.
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North Koreans gather to watch a New Year's fireworks display at the Kim Il Sung Square in Pyongyang, North Korea, on Sunday, Jan. 1, 2017.
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Fireworks explode in front of Malaysia's landmark building, Petronas Twin Towers, during the New Year's Eve celebration in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, early Sunday, Jan. 1, 2017.
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People celebrate Japan's New Years Countdown at Times Square on Dec. 31, 2016, in New York City, New York.
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Fireworks illuminate the city's skyline during New Year's Eve celebrations of 2017 on Jan. 1, 2017.
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Fireworks are seen over the Hotel Indonesia during the New Year Celebrations in Jakarta, Indonesia on Dec. 31, 2016.
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A reveler lights firecrackers on the street during the New Year celebration in Mumbai, India, Sunday, Jan. 1, 2017.
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Fireworks explode at the Burj Khalifa, the world's tallest building, and surrounding skyscrapers to mark the New Year in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, on Sunday, Jan. 1, 2017.
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Police holds a group of men in front of Hauptbahnhof main railway station, where on New Year's Eve one year ago hundreds of apparently coordinated sexual assaults were perpetrated against women, prior to New Year's Eve celebrations on Dec. 31, 2016, in Cologne, Germany. City authorities have deployed around 1,500 police officers - more than 10 times the amount from last year, to maintain public areas during this year's festivities. Security across Germany is also high due the recent Berlin terror attack, in which suspect Anis Amri killed 12 people when he drove a truck into a Christmas market.
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Fireworks burst during the New Year celebrations at National Park in Baku, Azerbaijan, on Dec. 31, 2016.
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Fireworks light up near the main Christmas tree, at the Republic Square during the New Year's Eve celebrations in Yerevan, Armenia, on Dec. 31, 2016.
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