It's already 2013 in Sydney, Australia, where fireworks exploded over the Sydney Harbour Bridge and Sydney Opera House to ring in the New Year to the delight of more than 1.5 million spectators today.
Photo: David Gray / Reuters
Indian revellers celebrate the New Year in Amritsar.
Members of the Cryophil amateur winter bathing club float a "New Year tree" down the icy waters of the Yenisei River in the Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk, Russia.
Photo: Ilya Naymushin / Reuters
Hundreds of people celebrate the New Year with a traditional San Silvestre Swim at the Mlagros beach in Tarragona, northeastern Spain.
People in Edinburgh, Scotland walk down North Bridge carrying lit torches during the annual torchlight procession to mark the start of Hogmanay (New Year).
Photo: David Moir / Reuters
A student celebrates the New Year in her own unique way with a prayer during a vigil in Ahmedabad.
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