Photos: New Year’s Eve celebrations around the world

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Moscow, Russia on New Years Eve

People across the world celebrated the New Year.

Sydney, Australia

Fireworks lit up the sky over Sydney Australia.

Auckland, New Zealand

A fireworks display was launched in Auckland Sky Tower at the New Year’s Eve.


People released balloons at the turn of the New Year in front of Tokyo Tower in Tokyo, Japan.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

People clustered in front of Twin Towers, watching fireworks to wait for the New Year in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.


A sparkling firework show kicked off at Marina Bay in Singapore at the turn of the New Year.

Moscow, Russia

Moscow was lit up.

San Paulo, Brazil

The Brazilian national flag made up of balloons was released in to the sky above San Paulo downtown, celebrating the start of 2016.

Bangkok, Thailand

Fireworks over Wat Arun in Bangkok, Thailand