Fireworks explode over the London Eye in the annual display to celebrate the new year in central London, Tuesday Jan. 1, 2008.
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Fireworks erupt from the Space Needle in Seattle Tuesday Jan. 1, 2008, to start the new year.
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Fireworks explode above the skyline of the financial district of Singapore on Tuesday Jan. 1, 2008 in Singapore as part of the city-state's New Year celebration.
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Fireworks explode near Prague Castle shortly after midnight to celebrate the begining of the new year in Prague, Czech Republic, on Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2008.
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A New Year's Eve fireworks show called "The Grand Finale" is set off on the edge of the Ottawa River bellow Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Monday, Dec. 31, 2007, to mark the end of the 150th anniversary of Queen Victoria announcing Ottawa as Canada's capital.
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Mexico's golden Angel of Independence stands in front of fireworks during New Year's celebrations in Mexico City, Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2008.
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Fireworks light the sky near the Grrossmuenster church in Zurich, Switzerland, Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2008.
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Jack Ciesemier, center, and his wife Karen, right, of Chicago make their way through Times Square during the New Year's Eve celebration Monday, Dec. 31, 2007 in New York.
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From left, Cynthia Ayers, her son Julian Ayers, 12, both of New York, N.Y., and Paul Higgins of San Diego, Calif., cheer during the New Year's Eve celebration in Times Square Monday, Dec. 31, 2007, in New York.
Russians celebrate New Year's on Red Square in Moscow, with the Kremlin and the St. Basil's cathedral, in the background, early Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2008. Tens of thousands of people gathered on Red Square to see in the new year, shooting fireworks and cheering as the clock on the Kremlin's Spassky Tower, struck midnight.
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Fireworks light the sky above the Quadriga at the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin shortly after midnight, greeting the New Year, Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2008. Hundreds of thousands of people celebrated the beginning of the New Year 2008 in Germany's capital.
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Fireworks illuminate the ancient Parthenon atop the Acropolis Hill in Athens, at the start of the New Year on Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2008.
U.S. soldiers dance during a New Year's Eve celebration at their camp in Kabul, Afghanistan, Monday, Dec. 31, 2007.
Fireworks explode over the Monument National marking the arrival of the New Year in Jakarta, Indonesia, Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2008.
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Students wave the Beijing Olympic Games flags in front of a crowd during a New Year's event in Beijing, China, late Monday, Dec. 31, 2007.
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Filipino's watch a fireworks display in a park as they welcome in the New Year Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2008 in Manila, Philippines.
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Taipei celebrates the New Year with 188-second long fireworks display launched from Taipei 101, Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2008, in Taipei, Taiwan.
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A pyrotechnic show is set off around the International Finance Centre, Hong Kong's tallest building, at Hong Kong's Victoria Habour to celebrate the New Year, Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2008.
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People write the digits that make up 2008 with lighted candles as they celebrate on New Year's Eve in Shimla, India, Monday, Dec. 31, 2007.
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Fireworks explode over the city skyline during the fireworks display just before ringing in the New Year in Sydney, Australia, Monday, Dec. 31, 2007.
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