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PHOTOS: Revellers welcome 2013

Last updated on: January 1, 2013 16:07 IST

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A collection of PHOTOS on New Year celebrations from around the world.

Fireworks explode from Taiwan's tallest skyscraper, the Taipei 101 during New Year celebrations in Taipei. The Chinese characters read 'Taipei 101'.

Photograph: Pichi Chuang/Reuters

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Fireworks explode over and around the Sydney Harbour Bridge and Sydney Opera House during New Year celebrations.

More than 1.5 million people were expected to line the foreshores of the harbour to watch the annual New Year fireworks show.

Photograph: David Gray/Reuters

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Revellers set off fireworks as they gather to welcome the new year near the Bosingak pavilion in central Seoul.

Photograph: Kim Hong-Ji/Reuters

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People release balloons as the Tokyo Tower is illuminated to celebrate the New Year at a countdown event in Tokyo.

Photograph: Kim Kyung-Hoon/Reuters

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Mireia Belmonte of Spain, double silver medallist in the London 2012 Olympic Games, bids a happy New Year surrounded by sharks and fish at the Aquarium of Barcelona.

The banner reads, 'A medal for those who never quit'.

Photograph: Gustau Nacarino/Reuters

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Traders wearing '2013' glasses celebrating New Year's Eve work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange in New York.

Photograph: Keith Bedford/Reuters

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Fireworks light the sky over Victoria Harbour during a pyrotechnic show to celebrate the New Year in Hong Kong.

Photograph: Tyrone Siu/Reuters.

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Fireworks light the sky over Victoria Harbour during a pyrotechnic show to celebrate the New Year in Hong Kong.

Photograph: Tyrone Siu/Reuters

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Fireworks explode near the Malaysia's landmark Petronas Twin Towers during New Year celebrations in Kuala Lumpur.

Photograph: Syamsul Bahri Muhammad/Reuters...




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