Photo gallery: New Year’s celebrations around the world

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A reveller wears glasses shaped as the year 2019 during the New Year’s Eve party in Quezon City, Metro Manila, Philippines, December 31, 2018. REUTERS/Eloisa Lopez

Revelers around the globe are bidding farewell Monday to a year filled with challenges to many of the world’s most basic institutions, including politics, trade, alliances and religion. Fireworks, concerts, spiritual services and political addresses abounded to mark the transition.