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Ringing in 2014 around the world

Scenes from around the world as the new year is celebrated.

APTOPIX Wall Street
A trader wears glasses celebrating the new year while working on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange in New York, Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

Seth Wenig

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Australia New Years Eve
Fireworks explode over the Harbour Bridge and the Opera House during New Year's Eve celebrations in Sydney, Australia, Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2014. (AP Photo/Rob Griffith)

Rob Griffith

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APTOPIX North Korea New Years Eve
Fireworks explode over Juche Tower and the Taedong River in Pyongyang, North Korea to celebrate the New Year on Wednesday, Jan 1, 2014. (AP Photo/Kim Kwang Hyon)

Kim Kwang Hyon

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APTOPIX China New Years Eve
Laser lights shoot from towers during a New Year's Eve count down to 2014 held at the Great Wall of China in Beijing, China, Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)

Ng Han Guan

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APTOPIX Taiwan New Years Eve
Revelers watch a fireworks display launched from the Taipei101 skyscraper during New Year's Eve celebrations in Taipei, Taiwan, Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013. (AP Photo/Wally Santana)

Wally Santana

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APTOPIX Australia New Years Eve
Fireworks explode over the Harbour Bridge and the Opera House during New Year's Eve celebrations in Sydney, Australia, Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2014. (AP Photo/Rob Griffith)

Rob Griffith

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APTOPIX Singapore New Years Eve
Fireworks explode over the financial district at midnight, Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2014 in Singapore. Celebrations started on New Year's Eve where concerts were held and thousands gathered on the streets to usher in the Year 2014. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E)

Wong Maye-E

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France Marseille Culture
People attend at the show of water jets created by the Crystal Group, on the Old-Port and fireworks by the Group F, during the last day of "Marseille - Provence 2013, European capital of the culture", in Marseille, southern France, Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013. The year of "Marseille - Provence 2013, European capital of the culture" began January 12th, 2013 and ends today with this show of sounds, images and pyrotechnics mixed with monumental aquatic sculptures. (AP Photo/Claude Paris)

Claude Paris

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France Marseille Culture
People attend at the show of water jets created by the Crystal Group, on the Old-Port and fireworks by the Group F, during the last day of "Marseille - Provence 2013, European capital of the culture", in Marseille, southern France, Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013. The year of "Marseille - Provence 2013, European capital of the culture" began January 12th, 2013 and ends today with this show of sounds, images and pyrotechnics mixed with monumental aquatic sculptures. (AP Photo/Claude Paris)

Claude Paris

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France Marseille Culture
People attend at the show of water jets created by the Crystal Group, on the Old-Port and fireworks by the Group F, during the last day of "Marseille - Provence 2013, European capital of the culture", in Marseille, southern France, Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013. The year of "Marseille - Provence 2013, European capital of the culture" began January 12th, 2013 and ends today with this show of sounds, images and pyrotechnics mixed with monumental aquatic sculptures. (AP Photo/Claude Paris)

Claude Paris

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New Years Eve Indonesia
Fireworks light up the sky as thousands of people gather to watch, in the main business district on New Year's Eve in Jakarta, Indonesia, late Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013. (AP Photo/Tatan Syuflana)

Tatan Syuflana

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Philippines New Years Eve
Fireworks light up the sky as Filipinos welcome the New Year Wednesday Jan. 1, 2014, in Manila, Philippines. Traditionally, Filipinos welcome the New Year with fireworks and firecrackers and making the loudest noise possible, including indiscriminate firing of their guns which sometimes result in injuries and deaths. (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez)

Bullit Marquez

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Philippines New Years Eve
Fireworks light up the sky as Filipinos welcome the New Year Wednesday Jan. 1, 2014, in Manila, Philippines. Traditionally, Filipinos welcome the New Year with fireworks and firecrackers and making the loudest noise possible, including indiscriminate firing of their guns which sometimes result in injuries and deaths. (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez)

Bullit Marquez

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Thailand New Years Eve
A Thai police officer patrols as people start to gather on a street outside the Central World shopping mall to celebrate the New Year in Bangkok, Thailand, Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013. (AP Photo/Apichart Weerawong)

Apichart Weerawong

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Taiwan New Years Eve
A fireworks display is set off from the Taipei101 skyscraper during New Year's Eve celebrations in Taipei, Taiwan, Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013. (AP Photo/Wally Santana)

Wally Santana

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Taiwan New Years Eve
A massive fireworks display launches from the Taipei101 skyscraper during the New Year's Eve celebrations in Taipei, Taiwan, Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013. (AP Photo/Wally Santana)

Wally Santana

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Britain New Years Eve
People ride a Ferris wheel as fireworks illuminate the sky over Edinburgh, Scotland, during New Year's eve celebrations late Tuesday Dec. 31, 2013. The celebrations this year are combined with marking the upcoming 2014 Commonwealth games. (AP Photo / David Cheskin, PA) UNITED KINGDOM OUT - NO SALES - NO ARCHIVES

David Cheskin

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Russia New Years Eve
Russian police officers get ready to check people arriving at the Red Square ahead of the New Year's Eve festivities, in Moscow, Russia, Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013. Russian authorities ordered police to beef up security at train stations and other facilities across the country after a suicide bomber killed 14 people on a bus Monday in the southern city of Volgograd. It was the second deadly attack in two days on the city that lies just 400 miles (650 kilometers) from the site of the 2014 Winter Olympics. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)

Pavel Golovkin

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Russia New Years Eve
A woman launches a sky lantern during celebration for the New Year at the Red Square, in Moscow, Russia, early Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2014, with St. Basil Cathedral, centre right, and Kremlin's Spasskaya (Savior) Tower, left, are in the background. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)

Pavel Golovkin

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Mideast Emirates New Years Eve
Fireworks errupt from the Burj Khalifa, world's tallest building, at midnight to celebrate the New Year, Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2014, in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili)

Kamran Jebreili

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United States New Years Eve
Veronica Boshen and Brittany Wells, of Allentown, Pa., pose for a photo with their 2014 glasses while waiting for the celebration to begin in Times Square on New Year's Eve, Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013, in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

Kathy Willens

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North Korea New Years Eve
North Koreans gather along the banks of the Taedong River in Pyongyang, North Korea to watch a fireworks display to celebrate the New Year on Wednesday, Jan 1, 2014. (AP Photo/Kim Kwang Hyon)

Kim Kwang Hyon

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