Photos of the world saying goodbye to 2017, and hello to 2018

Photos of the world saying goodbye to 2017, and hello to 2018
Photos of the world saying goodbye to 2017, and hello to 2018

New Year's 2018 celebrations around the world

Fireworks illuminate the sky during New Year's celebrations in San Francisco on January 1.

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Fireworks are seen along the Las Vegas Strip on January 1.

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Fireworks explode over Copacabana beach in Rio de Janeiro on Monday, January 1, 2018.

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Confetti falls over the crowd as the clock strikes midnight at Times Square in New York.

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Celebrations take place by the Petronas Twin Towers in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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Maasai tribe members perform a traditional dance on Nungwi Beach in Zanzibar, Tanzania.

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Fireworks light up the sky over the London Eye in central London.

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Festivities take place by the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin.

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Fireworks explode over the Kremlin in Moscow.

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People take photos during celebrations at the Kenyatta International Convention Centre in Nairobi, Kenya.

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Lights and fireworks are seen at the Arc de Triomphe on the Champs-Élysées in Paris.

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Fireworks explode over downtown Beirut, Lebanon.

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People in Kim Il Sung Square watch fireworks light the sky above the Taedong River in Pyongyang, North Korea.

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The Parthenon temple is seen during New Year's celebrations in Athens, Greece.

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New Year's celebrations take place in Edinburgh, Scotland.

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Fireworks illuminate the sky in Baghdad, Iraq.

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New Year's fireworks are seen above the Opera House and Harbour Bridge in Sydney, Australia. Over a million people gathered around the harbor to watch the 12-minute celebration for the start of 2018.

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Fireworks explode over Victoria Harbour during New Year celebrations in Hong Kong.

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Celebrations take place in Singapore's financial district.

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Fireworks illuminate the city's skyline during New Year's celebrations in Yogyakarta, Indonesia.

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Tourist guides wearing 2018 New Year's glasses attend a celebration at Slender West Lake in Yangzhou, China, on Sunday, December 31, 2017.

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A woman prays in front of lanterns to celebrate the New Year at Jogyesa Buddhist temple in Seoul, South Korea.

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Swimmers take the plunge during the traditional San Silvestre Swim at La Comandancia beach in Tarragona, northeastern Spain.

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Performers parade through the streets as part of the annual Joburg Carnival in Johannesburg, South Africa. Many of the costumes are hand-made each year for the event.

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Pope Francis kisses the Christ Child upon his arrival to preside over the Te Deum prayer in St, Peter's Basilica at the Vatican.

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