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In pictures: New year celebrations around the world

LONDON

The London Thames firework display Credit: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire
A thermal photo of the fireworks over the Thames captured by the Metropolitan Police helicopter crew Credit: Twitter/@MPSinthesky
Big Ben is seen through the fireworks in London Credit: REUTERS/Olivia Harris

NEW YORK

New York's Times Square awash with confetti as 2014 rings in Credit: Reuters/Gary Hershorn
A reveller makes angels in confetti on the ground during New Year's Eve celebrations at Times Square in New York Credit: REUTERS/Carlo Allegri
The ball that will drop at midnight is pictured ahead of New Year's Eve celebrations in Times Square in New York Credit: REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

PYONGYANG

Revellers in North Korea watch the fireworks display Credit: REUTERS/KCNA

MALAGA

Revellers pose in the Spanish town of Malaga Credit: REUTERS/Jon Nazca

ATHENS

Fireworks explode over the temple of the Parthenon atop the Acropolis hill in Athens Credit: REUTERS/Yorgos Karahalis

EDINBURGH

Fireworks over Calton Hill, Edinburgh to celebrate the 2014 Commonwealth Games Credit: David Cheskin/PA Wire

MOSCOW

Fireworks explode in the sky during New Year celebrations in Moscow's Red Square Credit: REUTERS/Tatyana Makeyeva

DUBLIN

Fire-breathers, stilt walkers, dancers and other street entertainers are leading the People's Procession of Light in Dublin Credit: PA Wire

HONG KONG

Fireworks explode over Victoria Harbour to celebrate the New Year in Hong Kong Credit: REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

MOLDOVA

Dancers from Romania's northeastern region of Moldova perform the "bear" dance, a ritual for good luck in the New Year Credit: Reuters

DUBAI

Fireworks explode in the sky over Dubai Credit: REUTERS/Mohammed Omar