Fireworks on Sydney Harbour Bridge
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World celebrates beginning of 2013

1 January 2013 Last updated at 05:58 GMT

People around the world have been celebrating the start of 2013.

In New Zealand, fireworks over Auckland welcomed the new year.

Two hours later, Sydney in Australia celebrated with a spectacular 12-minute display.

The display in Pyongyang in North Korea was reportedly the first time the country had celebrated New Year's Eve with fireworks.