1. The numbers "2013" are illuminated atop 1 Times Square as revelers celebrate the New Year in New York January 1, 2013.

New Year’s Eve around the world

1. The numbers “2013” are illuminated atop 1 Times Square as revelers celebrate the New Year in New York January 1, 2013.

2. Alexandra Esquivel, left, and her aunt Anna Ramos, right, both from Arizona, attend the New Year’s Eve festivities in New York’s Times

3. Confetti is dropped on revelers at midnight during New Year celebrations in Times Square in New York January 1, 2013.

4. Revelers fill Times Square during a celebration to mark the start of the new year in New York December 31, 2012.

5. Fireworks explode over the ancient Parthenon temple at the Acropolis Hill during the New Year’s celebrations in Athens.

6. A woman celebrates the New Year as she watches fireworks exploding above Copacabana beach in Rio de Janeiro January 1, 2013.

7. Fireworks explode above Copacabana beach in Rio de Janeiro January 1, 2013.

8. Fireworks explode over Elizabeth Tower housing the Big Ben clock to celebrate the New Year in London, Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2013.

9. Fireworks light the sky above the Cathedral Square in Vilnius shortly after midnight, greeting the New Year, Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2013.

10. Fireworks explode during New Year celebrations over the Brandenburger Tor gate in Berlin January 1, 2013.

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