An Indian vendor inflates balloons as the sunsets in Siliguri on December 31, 2012. Sydney will kick off a wave of dazzling firework displays welcoming in 2013, from Dubai to Moscow and London, with long-isolated Yangon joining the global pyrotechnics for the first time. AFP PHOTO/Diptendu DUTTA
World welcomes New Year 2013
A wave of dazzling firework displays and festivities from Dubai to Sydney say goodbye to 2012 and welcome the new year.