Stories you may have missed this week

Stories you may have missed this week
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By Euronews
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How switched on were you to the news this week? Watch our video below to see if you can identify the news story.


This week, countries across the world welcomed a new year, anti-government protests broke out in one Asian country, and a tweet from US President Donald Trump sparked angry scenes in another.

Can you identify what happened in the video above?

Scroll down to find out the answers. You can click on the place names to read the relevant articles.

New York, USA

Emergency services respond to fire at a New York apartment building

Monrovia, Liberia

Weah supporters party through the night after election victory

Lima, Peru

Peruvian protesters clash with police outside hospital treating Fujimori

Johannesburg, South Africa

South African grannies get fit and fight old age with a mean punch

Tokyo, Japan

Crowds gather for balloon release to welcome the New Year

Tehran, Iran

Street protests continue in Iran, marked by tear gas and violent clashes

Pasamayo, Peru

Rescuers pull bodies from Peru bus crash

Lake Baikal, Russia


Siberian divers stage underwater pre-New Year party

Sydney, Australia

Officers recover Sydney seaplane after crash kills six

La Paz, Bolivia

Protesters across Bolivia rally against government health policies


Karachi, Pakistan

Trump tweet sparks angry protest in Pakistan

Kinshasa, DRC

Forces crack down on protests against President Joseph Kabila

Moscow, Russia


Moscow welcomes 2018 with fireworks over the Kremlin

Auckland, New Zealand

Aukland among the first to welcome 2018 with fireworks display

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Thousands gather at Copacabana beach for New Year celebrations

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