Fireworks explode over Juche Tower and the Taedong River in Pyongyang, North Korea
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Six new years in 60 seconds

Cities around the world have welcomed in the start of 2014.

Cities around the world have welcomed in the start of 2014.

In Australia, hundreds of thousands gathered for a spectacular firework display around Sydney's Harbour Bridge.

North Koreans gathered in Pyongyang to watch fireworks while there were colourful displays in Asia, Europe and South America.

Dubai aimed for a world record with a fireworks extravaganza stretching along 30 miles (50km) of seafront.

New York staged its traditional New Year's Eve countdown and ball-drop over a chilly Times Square.

  • 01 Jan
  • From the section World