2013 Celebrated Around the World

New Year celebrations are happening around the world, culminating with the traditional crystal ball drop in New York City's Times Square, where one million people were stuffed into the surrounding streets.

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New Year celebrations happened around the world, culminating with the traditional crystal ball drop in New York City's Times Square, where one million people were stuffed into the surrounding streets. Click to see dramatic photos from New York and around the world.
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Fireworks explode at the stroke of midnight in Times Square.
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People celebrate as the stroke of midnight rings in the New Year in Times Square.
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Singer Taylor Swift performs during New Year's Eve 2013 In Times Square in New York City.
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Jackie Soto and Nicole Soto, of Cherry Hill, New Jersey dance during one of the musical performances at the Times Square New Year's celebration.
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Carly Rae Jepsen performs in Times Square during New Year's Eve celebrations.
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Thomas Hayes and his girlfriend Jenna Corby, from Lyndhurst New Jersey, share a kiss celebrating the new year shortly after midnight in New York's Times Square.
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Benjamin Nadorf, 4, fools around with his new glasses while waiting for the New Year in Times Square in New York.
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Revelers celebrate as hundreds of thousands of people gather in Times Square on New Year's Eve.
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Crowds of revelers take pictures as confetti flies over New York's Times Square after the clock strikes midnight during the New Year's Eve celebrations.
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Revelers celebrate as hundreds of thousands of people gather in Times Square on New Year's Eve.
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Rapper MC Hammer and Korean Rapper PSY perform during New Year's Eve 2013 In New York's Times Square.
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The USO's Liberty Bells perform their popular A Military Salute to honor our Armed Forces on New Year's Eve 2013 at Times Square.
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Ryan Seacrest hosted "Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve" in Times Square. Clark, who died in April, began ringing in the New Year with "New Year's Rockin' Eve" four decades ago.
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Actress Jenny McCarthy co-hosts Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve show in Times Square in New York with Ryan Seacrest.
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Kathy Griffin and Anderson Cooper hosted CNN's coverage from New York's Times Square.
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NBC's Carson Daly hosts New Year's Eve 2013 With Carson Daly in Times Square.
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NBC's "The Voice" winner Cassadee Pope performs in Times Square on New Year's Eve 2013.
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The band Neon Trees peform during New Year's Eve 2013 In Times Square in New York City.
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Gary Marion, a female impersonator known as Sushi, hangs in an oversized replica of a women's red high heel over Duval Street in Key West, Florida. The Red Shoe Drop has become a Key West New Year's Eve tradition for many years.
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Fireworks light up the London skyline as Big Ben strikes midnight.
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People watch fireworks light up the sky along Copacabana Beach in Rio de Janeiro during celebrations by over three million people attending New Year's Eve festivities.
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New Year's Eve fireworks erupt over the Sydney Harbour Bridge in Australia. Sydney kicked off a wave of dazzling firework displays welcoming in 2013.
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Fireworks explode over Sydney Harbour bridge during the New Year celebrations in Sydney, Australia, Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2013.
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Fireworks explode in the sky over St. Basil Cathedral as Russians celebrate New Year on Red Square in Moscow.
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Fireworks explode in the sky during the New Year's celebrations in Warsaw, Poland.
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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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Revelers celebrate the New Year on the Champs Elysee in Paris.
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Fireworks explode over the ancient Acropolis Hill with the Parthenon temple during the New Year's celebrations in Athens, Greece.
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Fireworks explode above the statue of King Carol I in downtown Bucharest, Romania during celebrations for the New Year.
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Lebanese people kiss as they celebrate on new year's eve in Beirut, early on January 1, 2013.
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Pope Benedict XVI holds the ostensory as he presides a New Year's Eve vespers service in St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican. Pope Benedict XVI has marked the end of a difficult year by saying that despite all the death and injustice in the world, goodness prevails.
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Fireworks light the sky above the Cathedral Square in Vilnius, Lithuania shortly after midnight, greeting the New Year.
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Chinese people wave national flags as they celebrate the New Year during a count-down event at the Summer Palace in Beijing.
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The pavilion of the Summer Palace is illuminated with lights and the words "Happy New Year" during a count-down event in Beijing.
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Fireworks explode at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre over the Victoria Harbor to celebrate the 2013 New Year in Hong Kong.
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Fireworks explode in the sky to celebrate the New Year at Imjingak in Paju near the border village of the Panmunjom, South Korea. About 5,000 participents prayed for a peaceful solution to the rising tension over North Korea's nuclear weapons programs and hope for an early reunification of the divided Koreas.
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A North Korean family has their photo taken in front of fireworks as they celebrate the new year on Tuesday Jan. 1, 2013. North Koreans celebrated the arrival of the new year, marked as "Juche 102" on North Korean calendars.
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Merry makers cheer as they welcome the New Year at the first ever public New Year Countdown at Myoma grounds in Yangon.
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A man poses for a photo behind a giant 2013 in 3D shape during New Year celebrations in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
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Spectators watch a fireworks display at the Quezon Memorial Circle in suburban Quezon city, north of Manila, Philippines.
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NATO troops from the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) dance during celebrations on New Year's Eve right before the start of 2013 in Kabul, Afghanistan.
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Palestinians wave their flag as they celebrate on new year's eve in the West Bank city of Ramallah
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Austrian maestro Franz Welser-Moest conducts the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra for the traditional New Year's concert at the golden hall of Vienna's Musikverein, Austria.
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Indian sportsmen of Madan mohan malviya stadium, light candles to welcome the New Year in Allahabad, India.
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