New Year's Eve around the world

<div class="meta "><span class="caption-text ">The fireworks explode as the Waterford crystal ball is raised at the beginning of Times Square New Year&#39;s celebration, Monday, Dec. 31, 2012 in New York. &#40;AP Photo&#47;Mary Altaffer&#41; (AP Photo&#47; Mary Altaffer)</span></div>
December 31, 2012 6:14:19 PM PST