New Year’s 2018 celebrations around the world

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From Australia to the Vatican, here’s a look at New Year’s celebrations around the world.

Fireworks light up the sky over the London Eye in central London during the New Year celebrations. (Photo by John Stillwell/PA Images via Getty Images)
People photograph fireworks as they celebrating New Year’s on January 1, 2018, during the New Year’s music event at Kenyatta International Convention Centre (KICC) in Nairobi, Kenya. / AFP PHOTO / YASUYOSHI CHIBA (Photo credit should read YASUYOSHI CHIBA/AFP/Getty Images)
A firework explodes over the Arc de Triomphe as part of the New Year celebrations on the Champs Elysees, in Paris, France, Monday, Jan. 1, 2018. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)
Fireworks explode over the downtown Beirut, Lebanon, during New Year’s celebrations, Monday, Jan. 1, 2018. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla)
North Koreans watch as fireworks explode as part of New Year celebrations, above the Taedong River as viewed from Kim Il Sung Square, in Pyongyang, North Korea. (AP Photo/Jon Chol Jin)
Fireworks explode over the temple of the Parthenon at the Acropolis hill to mark the New Year’s celebrations in Athens, Greece, Monday, Jan. 1, 2018. (AP Photo/Yorgos Karahalis)
IMAGE DISTRIBUTED FOR EDINBURGH’S HOGMANAY – The world’s largest New Year street party, Edinburgh’s Hogmanay. Looking across to fireworks over Edinburgh Castle where 75,000 revellers brought in the New Year, Sunday, Dec. 31, 2017, in Edinburgh, Scotland. (Alex Hewitt/AP Images for Edinburgh’s Hogmanay)
Iraqis watch fireworks explode during the New Year celebrations in Baghdad, Iraq, early Monday, Jan. 1, 2018. (AP Photo/Khalid Mohammed)

TOPSHOT – Fireworks explode over Victoria harbour during New Year celebrations in Hong Kong on January 1, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / DALE DE LA REY (Photo credit should read DALE DE LA REY/AFP/Getty Images)
Fireworks explode above Singapore’s financial district at the stroke of midnight to mark the New Year’s celebrations on Monday, Jan. 1, 2018, in Singapore. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E)
YOGYAKARTA, INDONESIA – JANUARY 01: Fireworks illuminate the city’s skyline during New Year’s Eve celebrations of 2018 on on January 1, 2018 in Yogyakarta, Indonesia. (Photo by Ulet Ifansasti/Getty Images)
YANGZHOU, CHINA – DECEMBER 31: Tourist guides wearing 2018 New Year’s glasses attend a new year celebration at Slender West Lake Scenic Spot on December 31, 2017 in Yangzhou, China. (Photo by VCG/VCG via Getty Images)
Several people enjoy the sea during the traditional San Silvestre Swim at La Comandancia beach in Tarragona, northeastern Spain, 31 December 2017. EFE/Jaume Sellart (Newscom TagID: efephotos539257.jpg) [Photo via Newscom]
A woman prays in front of lanterns to celebrate the New Year at Jogyesa Buddhist temple in Seoul, South Korea, Sunday, Dec. 31, 2017. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon).
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Some of the thousands of performers parade through the streets as part of the annual Joburg Carnival, in Johannesburg, South Africa, 31 December 2017. The carnival starts in Hillbrow area and does a route including over the Nelson Mandela bridge and back to Hillbrow. Many of the costumes are hand made each year for the event.
South Africa New Year Joburg Carnival, Johannesburg – 31 Dec 2017
Pope Francis kisses the Christ Child upon his arrival to preside the Te Deum prayer in St Peter’s Basilica at the Vatican on December 31, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / Vincenzo PINTO (Photo credit should read VINCENZO PINTO/AFP/Getty Images)
(171231) — XIONGXIAN, Dec. 31, 2017 (Xinhua) — A light show to celebrate the new year is seen in Xiongxian County in north China’s Hebei Province, Dec. 31, 2017. (Xinhua/Jin Liangkuai) (zhs) (Newscom TagID: xnaphotos826748.jpg) [Photo via Newscom]
A child walks on numbers reading “2018” as they celebrate New Year’s Eve in Allahabad on December 31, 2017. (Newscom TagID: nzphotos050382.jpg) [Photo via Newscom]

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