Happy New Year around the world

Posted : 2018-01-02 13:51 Updated : 2018-04-08 10:00
Fireworks light the sky over the Arc de Triomphe on the Champs Elysees Avenue in Paris as revellers take part in New Year celebrations, early January 1, 2018. REUTERS

Revelers gather in Times Square ahead of the New Year's Eve celebrations in Manhattan, New York, U.S., December 31, 2017. REUTERS

Revelers gather in Times Square during the New Year's Eve celebrations in Manhattan, New York, U.S., December 31, 2017. REUTERS

Revelers gather in Times Square during the New Year's Eve celebrations in Manhattan, New York, U.S., December 31, 2017. REUTERS

People celebrate New Year at Eastwood mall in Quezon City Metro Manila in the Philippines, January 1, 2018. REUTERS

People watch as fireworks explode over Copacabana beach during New Year celebrations in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil January 1, 2018. REUTERS

Fireworks explode around National Monument during New Year celebration in Jakarta, Indonesia, January 1, 2018 in this photo taken by Antara Foto. REUTERS

ireworks explode over Victoria Harbour and Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre during a pyrotechnic show to celebrate the New Year in Hong Kong, China January 1, 2018. REUTERS

French President Emmanuel Macron, seen on a television screen in Asnieres, near Paris, France, gestures as he gives the traditional New Year speech during a prime time news broadcast at the Elysee Palace in Paris, December 31, 2017. REUTERS

People celebrate with a lantern during the New Year's celebrations on a beach in Mumbai, India, January 1, 2018. REUTERS

A New York City Department of Sanitation worker cleans the streets after the New Year celebrations in Times Square in Manhattan, New York, U.S., January 1, 2018. REUTERS

The first sun of the New Year rises behind the 62 storey Bharia Icon Tower, which is still under construction, in Karachi, Pakistan January 1, 2018. REUTERS

Revellers enjoy New Year's Day on a beach in Durban, South Africa, January 1, 2018. REUTERS

A spectator laughs as she waits for the annual new year fireworks as part of celebrations on Sydney Harbour, Australia, December 31, 2017. REUTERS

Swimmers run into the water of the Atlantic Ocean during the Coney Island Polar Bear Club New Year's Day Plunge on Coney Island Beach in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, U.S., January 1, 2018. REUTERS