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In pictures: New Year's Eve celebrations around the world

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In pictures: New Year's Eve celebrations around the world
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Skies around lit up, as people rang in the start of 2019 on Tuesday.

From North Korea to the United Kingdom, people celebrated the first moments of the New Year with fireworks and festivities.

Take a look at our selection of some of the best pictures from the celebrations below:

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Fireworks explode in the sky during New Year celebrations in Moscow's Red Square, Russia January 1, 2019.REUTERS/Tatyana Makeyeva
REUTERS/Jeenah Moon
Revelers celebrate New Year's Eve in Times Square, in the Manhattan borough of New York, U.S., December 31, 2018.REUTERS/Jeenah Moon
REUTERS/Christian Hartmann
The Arc de Triomphe is lit during New Year's celebrations in Paris, France, January 1, 2019.REUTERS/Christian Hartmann
REUTERS/Russell Cheyne
Revellers take part in Edinburgh's Hogmanay celebrations, Edinburgh, Scotland, Britain December 31, 2018.REUTERS/Russell Cheyne
REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis
Fireworks explode over the ancient Parthenon temple atop the Acropolis hill during New Year's day celebrations in Athens, Greece, January 1, 2019.REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis
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Fireworks explode over the Quadriga sculpture atop the Brandenburg gate during New Year celebrations in Berlin, Germany, January 1, 2019.REUTERS/Axel Schmidt
REUTERS/Christian Hartmann
People gather on the Champs Elysees during the New Year's celebrations near the Arc de Triomphe in Paris, France, December 31, 2018.REUTERS/Christian Hartmann
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A dachshund strolls past spectators during the annual Key West Dachshund Walk on New Year's Eve in Key West, Florida, U.S. December 31, 2018.Andy Newman/Florida Keys News Bureau/Handout via REUTERS
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The Kremlin's Spasskaya Tower is seen through a ballon as revellers gather ahead of New Year celebrations in Moscow's Red Square, Russia December 31, 2018.REUTERS/Tatyana Makeyeva
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Revellers watch fireworks over Vienna on a hill in Perchtoldsdorf during New Year celebrations, Austria January 1, 2019.REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger
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People take part in New Year celebrations at the Waterway in Cairo, Egypt December 31, 2018.REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh
REUTERS/Darren Ornitz
Christina Aguilera performs during New Year's Eve celebrations in Times Square in the Manhattan borough of New York, U.S., December 31, 2018.REUTERS/Darren Ornitz
Antara Foto/Aprillio Akbar/ via REUTERS
Fireworks explode over the Lagoon Beach Ancol during New Year's Eve celebrations in Jakarta, Indonesia, January 1, 2019.Antara Foto/Aprillio Akbar/ via REUTERS
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Fireworks light up the sky around the London Eye wheel to welcome the New Year in London, Britain, January 1, 2019.REUTERS/Toby Melville