Ringing in the New Year

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Fireworks explode over the Sydney Opera House and Harbour Bridge as Australia's largest city ushers in the New Year, January 1, 2016. 
 The numbers "2016" are written in the air with a sparkler on a bank of the Yenisei River in the Taiga district, near the town of Divnogorsk outside Krasnoyarsk, Siberia, Russia, December 31, 2015.
Shinto priests walk to the main shrine for a ritual to usher in the New Year at the Meiji Shrine in Tokyo, Japan, December 31, 2015. 
Fireworks explode over the Sydney Opera House and Harbour Bridge as Australia's largest city ushers in the New Year, January 1, 2016. 
A man gets a haircut depicting 2016 at a barbershop in Ahmedabad, India, December 31, 2015. 
 School students offer prayers for the world peace in the upcoming year of 2016 in Ahmedabad, India, December 31, 2015.
Party-goers wear 2016-themed hats as they wait to ring in the new year at the Sydney Harbour in Australia December 31, 2015. 
Fireworks explode over the Sydney Opera House and Harbour Bridge as Australia's largest city ushers in the New Year, January 1, 2016. 
More than 180 high school students form the words "Hello! 2016" at a campus in Shanghai, China December 29, 2015.  
Fireworks explode over the Sydney Opera House in a 9 p.m. display before the midnight fireworks, in Sydney, Australia, December 31, 2015. 
 A woman in a kimono arrives at the main shrine for prayers ahead of the New Year at the Meiji Shrine in Tokyo, Japan, December 31, 2015

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