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New Year's Eve fireworks around the world

3 January 2018 7:20 PM
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It's a 24-hour feast of colour and light that begins each year in Auckland and ends somewhere around American Samoa.

Firework displays dazzled onlookers in cities all around the world as people welcomed in the New Year.

Steve Bannon referred to Donald Trump, Jr's June 2016 meeting with a group of Russians as "treasonous" and "unpatriotic," according to quotes in a new book on the Trump Administration.

A passenger on a delayed Ryanair flight from London who apparently got fed up waiting to get off a plane after it landed in the southern Spanish city of Malaga surprised fellow passengers by using the emergency exit to jump onto a wing.

The US President responded to the leader of North Korea, who said in a New Year's address he always had a nuclear button on his desk.

Police believe the bus collided with a truck before losing control on a sharply curving section of a coastal highway north of Lima.

Israel's intelligence minister voiced encouragement for Iranian anti-government protesters as Iranian state TV reports ten protesters were killed on Sunday.

North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un had a warning for the US but an olive branch for South Korea during a New Year's Day address to the nation.

U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley on Tuesday praised the courage of Iranian demonstrators and said protests across the country were 'spontaneous', not driven by outside forces.

Firework displays dazzled onlookers in cities all around the world as people welcomed in the New Year.

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Source: theage.com.au

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