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<p>The number 2011 is written in the air with a sparkler in front of Stephansdom (St. Stephen's Cathedral) during New Year's Eve celebrations in Vienna December 31, 2010.   REUTERS/Lisi Niesner </p>

The number 2011 is written in the air with a sparkler in front of Stephansdom (St. Stephen's Cathedral) during New Year's Eve celebrations in Vienna December 31, 2010. REUTERS/Lisi Niesner

The number 2011 is written in the air with a sparkler in front of Stephansdom (St. Stephen's Cathedral) during New Year's Eve celebrations in Vienna December 31, 2010. REUTERS/Lisi Niesner

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<p>Fireworks explode over St. Basil Cathedral at Red Square during New Year's Day celebrations in Moscow January 1, 2011. REUTERS/Mikhail Voskresensky</p>

Fireworks explode over St. Basil Cathedral at Red Square during New Year's Day celebrations in Moscow January 1, 2011. REUTERS/Mikhail Voskresensky

Fireworks explode over St. Basil Cathedral at Red Square during New Year's Day celebrations in Moscow January 1, 2011. REUTERS/Mikhail Voskresensky

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<p>Revellers take part in New Year's Eve celebrations in Times Square in New York, December 31, 2010. REUTERS/Jessica Rinaldi</p>

Revellers take part in New Year's Eve celebrations in Times Square in New York, December 31, 2010. REUTERS/Jessica Rinaldi

Revellers take part in New Year's Eve celebrations in Times Square in New York, December 31, 2010. REUTERS/Jessica Rinaldi

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<p>U.S. Navy sailors Charlie Brand (R) and Dennis Jones (L) take part in New Year's Eve celebrations in Times Square in New York, December 31, 2010. REUTERS/Jessica Rinaldi</p>

U.S. Navy sailors Charlie Brand (R) and Dennis Jones (L) take part in New Year's Eve celebrations in Times Square in New York, December 31, 2010. REUTERS/Jessica Rinaldi

U.S. Navy sailors Charlie Brand (R) and Dennis Jones (L) take part in New Year's Eve celebrations in Times Square in New York, December 31, 2010. REUTERS/Jessica Rinaldi

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<p>A man stands on a rooftop above the crowd during New Year's Eve celebrations in Times Square in New York December 31, 2010. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson</p>

A man stands on a rooftop above the crowd during New Year's Eve celebrations in Times Square in New York December 31, 2010. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

A man stands on a rooftop above the crowd during New Year's Eve celebrations in Times Square in New York December 31, 2010. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

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<p>"Sushi," portrayed by female impersonator Gary Marion, dangles high above New Year's Eve revellers in a giant reproduction of a woman's high heel shoe at the Bourbon Street Pub in Key West, Florida December 31, 2010. REUTERS/Andy Newman/Florida Keys News Bureau/Handout</p>

"Sushi," portrayed by female impersonator Gary Marion, dangles high above New Year's Eve revellers in a giant reproduction of a woman's high heel shoe at the Bourbon Street Pub in Key West, Florida December 31, 2010. REUTERS/Andy Newman/Florida Keys...more

"Sushi," portrayed by female impersonator Gary Marion, dangles high above New Year's Eve revellers in a giant reproduction of a woman's high heel shoe at the Bourbon Street Pub in Key West, Florida December 31, 2010. REUTERS/Andy Newman/Florida Keys News Bureau/Handout

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<p>Confetti is dropped on revellers marking two hours to midnight during New Year's Eve celebrations in Times Square in New York, December 31, 2010. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn</p>

Confetti is dropped on revellers marking two hours to midnight during New Year's Eve celebrations in Times Square in New York, December 31, 2010. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn

Confetti is dropped on revellers marking two hours to midnight during New Year's Eve celebrations in Times Square in New York, December 31, 2010. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn

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<p>Kendra Mader (L) and Thomas Marte (R) share a kiss as they take part in New Year's Eve celebrations in Times Square in New York, December 31, 2010. REUTERS/Jessica Rinaldi</p>

Kendra Mader (L) and Thomas Marte (R) share a kiss as they take part in New Year's Eve celebrations in Times Square in New York, December 31, 2010. REUTERS/Jessica Rinaldi

Kendra Mader (L) and Thomas Marte (R) share a kiss as they take part in New Year's Eve celebrations in Times Square in New York, December 31, 2010. REUTERS/Jessica Rinaldi

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<p>Fireworks explode behind The Big Ben clock tower during New Year celebrations in London January 1, 2011. REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth</p>

Fireworks explode behind The Big Ben clock tower during New Year celebrations in London January 1, 2011. REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth

Fireworks explode behind The Big Ben clock tower during New Year celebrations in London January 1, 2011. REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth

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<p>Karim Simmons of the Bronx takes part in New Year's Eve celebrations in Times Square in New York, December 31, 2010. REUTERS/Jessica Rinaldi</p>

Karim Simmons of the Bronx takes part in New Year's Eve celebrations in Times Square in New York, December 31, 2010. REUTERS/Jessica Rinaldi

Karim Simmons of the Bronx takes part in New Year's Eve celebrations in Times Square in New York, December 31, 2010. REUTERS/Jessica Rinaldi

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<p>A woman dressed up as a ladybug waits for customers in a bar during the New Year's celebrations in Coin, near the southern Spanish town of Malaga January 1, 2011. REUTERS/Jon Nazca</p>

A woman dressed up as a ladybug waits for customers in a bar during the New Year's celebrations in Coin, near the southern Spanish town of Malaga January 1, 2011. REUTERS/Jon Nazca

A woman dressed up as a ladybug waits for customers in a bar during the New Year's celebrations in Coin, near the southern Spanish town of Malaga January 1, 2011. REUTERS/Jon Nazca

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<p>Women take part during New Year celebrations in downtown Beirut January 1, 2011. REUTERS/Mohamed Azakir</p>

Women take part during New Year celebrations in downtown Beirut January 1, 2011. REUTERS/Mohamed Azakir

Women take part during New Year celebrations in downtown Beirut January 1, 2011. REUTERS/Mohamed Azakir

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<p>Residents watch fireworks explode behind the sculpture "Gemidzi" in Skopje, Macedonia, during New Year celebrations January 1, 2011. REUTERS/Ognen Teofilovski</p>

Residents watch fireworks explode behind the sculpture "Gemidzi" in Skopje, Macedonia, during New Year celebrations January 1, 2011. REUTERS/Ognen Teofilovski

Residents watch fireworks explode behind the sculpture "Gemidzi" in Skopje, Macedonia, during New Year celebrations January 1, 2011. REUTERS/Ognen Teofilovski

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<p>Revellers take part in New Year's Eve celebrations in Times Square in New York, December 31, 2010. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson</p>

Revellers take part in New Year's Eve celebrations in Times Square in New York, December 31, 2010. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

Revellers take part in New Year's Eve celebrations in Times Square in New York, December 31, 2010. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

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<p>Fireworks explode beside the London Eye and The Houses of Parliament on the River Thames during New Year celebrations in London January 1, 2011. REUTERS/Suzanne Plunkett</p>

Fireworks explode beside the London Eye and The Houses of Parliament on the River Thames during New Year celebrations in London January 1, 2011. REUTERS/Suzanne Plunkett

Fireworks explode beside the London Eye and The Houses of Parliament on the River Thames during New Year celebrations in London January 1, 2011. REUTERS/Suzanne Plunkett

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<p>Pedicab drivers transport the numerals "1" and "0" into Times Square before they are raised for New Year's Eve festivities in New York December 16, 2009. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson</p>

Pedicab drivers transport the numerals "1" and "0" into Times Square before they are raised for New Year's Eve festivities in New York December 16, 2009. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

Pedicab drivers transport the numerals "1" and "0" into Times Square before they are raised for New Year's Eve festivities in New York December 16, 2009. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

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<p>Chris Abaire (L) kisses Kirsten Razz after proposing to her after the New Year's Eve ball dropped during celebrations in New York's Times Square January 1, 2011. REUTERS/Jessica Rinaldi</p>

Chris Abaire (L) kisses Kirsten Razz after proposing to her after the New Year's Eve ball dropped during celebrations in New York's Times Square January 1, 2011. REUTERS/Jessica Rinaldi

Chris Abaire (L) kisses Kirsten Razz after proposing to her after the New Year's Eve ball dropped during celebrations in New York's Times Square January 1, 2011. REUTERS/Jessica Rinaldi

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<p>U.S soldiers play cards during celebrations on New Year's Eve at Camp Phoenix in Kabul December 31, 2010. REUTERS/Omar Sobhani</p>

U.S soldiers play cards during celebrations on New Year's Eve at Camp Phoenix in Kabul December 31, 2010. REUTERS/Omar Sobhani

U.S soldiers play cards during celebrations on New Year's Eve at Camp Phoenix in Kabul December 31, 2010. REUTERS/Omar Sobhani

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<p>A reveller celebrates New Year's Eve in Times Square in New York December 31, 2010. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson</p>

A reveller celebrates New Year's Eve in Times Square in New York December 31, 2010. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

A reveller celebrates New Year's Eve in Times Square in New York December 31, 2010. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

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<p>Fireworks explode above the Taipei International Flora Expo as part of Taiwan's centennial celebrations in Taipei January 1, 2011. REUTERS/Stringer</p>

Fireworks explode above the Taipei International Flora Expo as part of Taiwan's centennial celebrations in Taipei January 1, 2011. REUTERS/Stringer

Fireworks explode above the Taipei International Flora Expo as part of Taiwan's centennial celebrations in Taipei January 1, 2011. REUTERS/Stringer

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<p>Fireworks explode over the skyline of Frankfurt during New Year Day celebrations January 1, 2011. REUTERS/Alex Domanski</p>

Fireworks explode over the skyline of Frankfurt during New Year Day celebrations January 1, 2011. REUTERS/Alex Domanski

Fireworks explode over the skyline of Frankfurt during New Year Day celebrations January 1, 2011. REUTERS/Alex Domanski

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<p>Children take part during New Year celebrations in downtown Beirut January 1, 2011. REUTERS/Mohamed Azakir</p>

Children take part during New Year celebrations in downtown Beirut January 1, 2011. REUTERS/Mohamed Azakir

Children take part during New Year celebrations in downtown Beirut January 1, 2011. REUTERS/Mohamed Azakir

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<p>Fireworks illuminate the Quadriga sculpture atop the Brandenburg Gate during a New Year's Eve party in Berlin, January 1, 2011. REUTERS/Tobias Schwarz</p>

Fireworks illuminate the Quadriga sculpture atop the Brandenburg Gate during a New Year's Eve party in Berlin, January 1, 2011. REUTERS/Tobias Schwarz

Fireworks illuminate the Quadriga sculpture atop the Brandenburg Gate during a New Year's Eve party in Berlin, January 1, 2011. REUTERS/Tobias Schwarz

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<p>Fireworks explode over the Central mosque during New Year's Day celebrations in Grozny, Russia, January 1, 2011. REUTERS/S.Dal</p>

Fireworks explode over the Central mosque during New Year's Day celebrations in Grozny, Russia, January 1, 2011. REUTERS/S.Dal

Fireworks explode over the Central mosque during New Year's Day celebrations in Grozny, Russia, January 1, 2011. REUTERS/S.Dal

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<p>A general overview shows the illuminated party area next to the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin, December 31, 2010.  REUTERS/Tobias Schwarz </p>

A general overview shows the illuminated party area next to the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin, December 31, 2010. REUTERS/Tobias Schwarz

A general overview shows the illuminated party area next to the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin, December 31, 2010. REUTERS/Tobias Schwarz

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<p>Confetti is dropped on revellers at midnight during New Year celebrations in Times Square in New York, January 1, 2011. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn</p>

Confetti is dropped on revellers at midnight during New Year celebrations in Times Square in New York, January 1, 2011. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn

Confetti is dropped on revellers at midnight during New Year celebrations in Times Square in New York, January 1, 2011. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn

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<p>Revellers take part in New Year celebrations in Budapest, January 1, 2011. REUTERS/Bernadett Szabo</p>

Revellers take part in New Year celebrations in Budapest, January 1, 2011. REUTERS/Bernadett Szabo

Revellers take part in New Year celebrations in Budapest, January 1, 2011. REUTERS/Bernadett Szabo

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<p>Revellers cheer as confetti falls during New Year celebrations in Times Square in New York January 1, 2011. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson</p>

Revellers cheer as confetti falls during New Year celebrations in Times Square in New York January 1, 2011. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

Revellers cheer as confetti falls during New Year celebrations in Times Square in New York January 1, 2011. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

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<p>A couple walks along the ice and snow-covered shore of the Elbe river at 'Oevelgoenne harbour' during New Year's Eve in the northern German town of Hamburg December 31, 2010. REUTERS/Christian Charisius</p>

A couple walks along the ice and snow-covered shore of the Elbe river at 'Oevelgoenne harbour' during New Year's Eve in the northern German town of Hamburg December 31, 2010. REUTERS/Christian Charisius

A couple walks along the ice and snow-covered shore of the Elbe river at 'Oevelgoenne harbour' during New Year's Eve in the northern German town of Hamburg December 31, 2010. REUTERS/Christian Charisius

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<p>A man dives into the Tiber River from the Cavour bridge, as part of traditional New Year celebrations in Rome January 1, 2011.   REUTERS/Tony Gentile</p>

A man dives into the Tiber River from the Cavour bridge, as part of traditional New Year celebrations in Rome January 1, 2011. REUTERS/Tony Gentile

A man dives into the Tiber River from the Cavour bridge, as part of traditional New Year celebrations in Rome January 1, 2011. REUTERS/Tony Gentile

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