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    New Year's celebrations ring in 2014

    Cities around the world welcome 2014 with fireworks.

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    Miranda Echerarria and Christian Prieto, of Niagra, N.Y. kiss at the stroke of midnight during the New Year's Eve celebrations in Times Square, on Jan. 1, 2014, in New York City.

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    A reveler makes angels in confetti during New Year's Eve celebrations in Times Square in New York, on Jan. 1, 2014.

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    Revelers react to the fireworks on the New Year's celebration at Copacabana beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on Jan. 1, 2014.

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    Fireworks explode behind the Quadriga statue on top of the Brandenburg Gate shortly after midnight in Berlin, Germany.

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    A couple kiss during New Year's Eve celebrations at the National Maritime Museum in central Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

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    Fireworks explode above Moscow's Red Square.

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    Women light sparklers to celebrate the New Year at the Red Square in Moscow.

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    Fireworks light the sky above the Cathedral Square in Vilnius, Lithuania, shortly after midnight during New Year's Eve celebrations.

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    Fireworks explode near Malaysia's landmark, Petronas Towers in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, to welcome the start of 2014.

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    Fireworks explode over Palm Jumeirah in Dubai on Jan. 1, 2014 to celebrate the new year. Dubai kicked off New Year with a dazzling bid for a new world record to cap those the Gulf city state already holds for its mammoth property developments. The glittering fireworks display that lasted around six minutes spanned over 60 miles of the Dubai coast.

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    Pyrotechnic show company "Group F" performs with fireworks in the Vieux Port (Old Port) of Marseille, southern France, on Jan. 1, 2014, as part of New Year celebrations on the last day of the Marseille-Provence 2013 European Capital of Culture.

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    Fireworks explode over Juche Tower and the Taedong River in Pyongyang, North Korea, to celebrate the New Year.

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    Fireworks explode from Taiwan's tallest skyscraper, the Taipei 101 during New Year celebrations in Taipei.

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    Indonesian military personnel release lanterns into the sky for the 2014 New Year in Bintan Island, Indonesia. A total of 2014 sky lanterns were flown by the Indonesian military.

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    People release balloons to celebrate the New Year during an annual countdown ceremony in Tokyo to start 2014. Some 2,000 balloons were released in the air, carrying with the visitors' wishes.

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    Fireworks explode over Victoria Harbour in Hong Kong to celebrate the start of 2014. A wave of pyrotechnic displays kicked off new year celebrations in major cities around the world, with Hong Kong welcoming 2014 with a choreographed music and fireworks show.

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    New Year's Eve Fireworks on Sydney Harbour at Mrs Macquarie's Chair in Sydney, Australia on Jan1, 2014.

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