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Happy New Year: How the world welcomed 2016

Fri January 01 2016, 2:42 pm
  • To mark the end of 2015 and to revel the upcoming year, here are a few snapshots of New Year's eve across the globe:

  • 1. Fireworks exploded at the Times Square Ball after it was dropped to signal the start of the new year in the Manhattan borough of New York. (Reuters photo)

  • 2. Fireworks exploded around the London Eye wheel, Big Ben clocktower and the Houses of Parliament to mark the beginning of the New Year in London, Britain. (Reuters photo)

  • 3. Carrie Underwood performed at the Times Square New Year's Eve celebration on Thursday in New York. (AP photo)

  • 4. People celebrated moments before the New Year at Chi-Town Rising in Chicago, Illinois, United States. (Reuters photo)

  • 5. Revelers occupied the Duval Street in Key West, Florida, January 1, 2016, to watch female impersonator Gary Marion, known as Sushi, descend in a large replica of a woman's high heel shoe to mark the beginning of the new year. The Big Red Shoe Drop is one of several of the subtropical island city's takeoffs on New York City's traditional Times Square ball drop. (Reuters photo)

  • 6. Fireworks exploded near the medieval Mariendom or St. Mary's Cathedral shortly after midnight during the New Year celebrations in Erfurt, central Germany. (AP Photo)

  • 7. A couple watched as fireworks exploded over Copacabana beach during New Year celebrations in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Reuters photo)

  • 8. Fireworks exploded over Dubai's Burj Khalifa, the tallest building in the world, during New Year celebrations. (Reuters photo)

  • 9. Fireworks exploded over the Sydney Opera House and Harbour Bridge as Australia's largest city ushered in the new year. (Reuters photo)

  • 10. Fireworks exploded from Taiwan's tallest skyscraper, the Taipei 101, during New Year celebrations. (Reuters photo)

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