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Fireworks light up the sky over the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge and the city skyline as part of New Year's Eve celebrations in San Francisco. (AP/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

The clock strikes midnight at the Times Square New Year's Eve celebration in New York. (AFP/Andy Kropa/Invision)

A man runs through confetti celebrating the New Year after ringing in the New Year in Times Square in New York City. (AFP/Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

A New York Police helicopter patrols over the Statue of Liberty during New Year's Eve celebrations in New York. (AP/Julio Cortez)

Fireworks explode around the London Eye during the New Year celebrations in central London just after midnight. (AFP/Justin Tallis)

File photo of fireworks exploding over the River Thames and the Palace of Westminster's Elizabeth Tower, known as Big Ben, as the New Years Day celebrations begin in London. (AP/Alastair Grant)

Art work is projected on Arc de Triomphe during a sound and light show part of New Year's celebrations on the Champs-Elysees avenue in Paris. (AFP/Florian David)

Fireworks explode behind the quadriga of Berlin's Brandenburg Gate to usher in the New Year. (Photo: AFP/Tobias Schwarz)

Traffic streaks past skyscrapers illuminated for New Year celebration in downtown Grozny, the capital of Chechnya, Russia. (AP/Musa Sadulayev)

A young couple share a tender moment at Red Square during the New Year celebration in Moscow, Russia, with the St. Basil's Cathedral in the background. (AP/Denis Tyrin)

Fireworks explode over the temple of the Parthenon at the Acropolis hill during the New Year celebrations in Athens. (Photo: AP/Yorgos Karahalis )

People walk around a large Christmas tree erected to celebrate Christmas and New Year holidays at the Freedom Square, Owerri in southeast Nigeria. (AFP/Pius Utomi Ekpei)

The moon is visible above on New Year's Eve at the Giza Pyramids near Cairo, Egypt at midnight. (Photo: AP/Maya Alleruzzo)

Smoke billows from the Address Downtown Hotel, after it caught on fire hours earlier, past fireworks near the Burj Khalifa, the world's tallest tower in Dubai. (Photo: AFP/Ahmad Farwan)

Fireworks explode in front of Malaysia's landmark building, Petronas Twin Towers, during the New Year's Eve celebration in Kuala Lumpur. (AP/Joshua Paul)

Fireworks over Marina Bay in Singapore to mark the New Year. (AFP/Mohd Fyrol)

Revellers welcome the New Year in Singapore with a firework display over Marina Bay. (Photo: Wesley Loh/Esplanade - Theatres on the Bay)

Adam Lambert performing in Singapore at the New Year countdown concert. (Photo: Sherlyn Goh)

Performers pose for photos before the countdown to the New Year at an event in Beijing, China. (AP/Ng Han Guan)

Fireworks are seen over the city's skyline in Hong Kong as part of the 2016 new year celebrations. (AFP/Philippe Lopez)

People watch and use their smartphones to take picture of fireworks, to celebrate the New Year at the Imjingak Pavilion near the border village of Panmunjom in Paju, South Korea. (AP/Lee Jin-man).

Buddhists light candles during New Year celebrations at Jogye Buddhist temple in Seoul, South Korea. (AP/Ahn Young-joon)

People release balloons to celebrate the New Year at the Prince Park Tower in Tokyo. More than 1,000 balloons were released, carrying with them new year wishes. (AFP/Kazuhiro Nogi)

Japanese worshippers pray as they celebrate the New Year at the Kanda shrine in Tokyo. Million of Japanese people visit shrines and temples to pray for the well-being of their families at the New Year. (AFP/Yoshikazu Tsuno)

Japanese men pound steamed rice into a mochi rice cake to celebrate the New Year at the Kanda shrine in Tokyo. Millions of Japanese people visit shrines and temples to pray for the well-being of their families at the New Year. (AFP/Yoshikazu Tsuno)

Fireworks explode over the Opera House and Harbour Bridge during New Year's Eve fireworks display in Sydney, Australian. (AP/Rob Griffith)

Woman celebrate the coming of a new year as they wait for the annual New Years Eve fireworks display in Sydney, Australia. (AP/Rob Griffith)

Young Balinese girls take a selfie during a New Year celebration in Denpasar, on Indonesia's resort island of Bali. Various form of dances and music have made Bali's art and culture one of the most diverse in the world. (AFP/Sonny Tumbelaka)