Pictures of the world's celebrations on 2018's arrival

Pictures of the world's celebrations on 2018's arrival
Mon Jan 1, 2018 08:34:10


Hong Kong's Victoria Harbour, EPA

Malaysia's Petronas Towers eclipsed by the fireworks in Kuala Lumpur, EPA

Back to Indonesia and celebrants fly lanterns at Borobudur temple (Reuters, ANTARA)

The 123-storey Lotte World Tower, Seoul, South Korea (EPA)

In Cairo, a Santa Claus rings in the new year at a market (EPA)

In Jakarta, the business district was blanketed in colour (Reuters, ANTARA)

In Singapore, the Marina Bay was a centre of celebration (EPA)

Sydney Harbour's world-famous display was among the first shown worldwide on television (EPA)

Revellers in Istanbul, meanwhile, gathered on the streets of the city to await the stroke of midnight (AFP)

Crowds packed the famous Champs-Élysées in Paris (AFP)

In London, Big Ben tolled at midnight despite extensive restoration work (Getty)



(Photo: In Yogyakarta, Indonesia, fireworks lit up the city's skyline as midnight struck, Getty)

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