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  • Fireworks explode in the sky over downtown Grozny, the capital of Chechnya, southern Russia, January 1, 2013.
  • N. Korean leader Kim Jong Un makes his first New Year's speech calling for his country to focus on economic improvements with the same urgency that scientists put into the launch of a long-range rocket last month, January 1, 2013.
  • A security guard stands behind a New Year signboard at Burma's first public New Year countdown celebrations, Rangoon, December 31, 2012.
  • Kenyan children ride a carousel as families gather to celebrate the new year at Uhuru Park, Nairobi, Kenya, January 1, 2013.
  • Supporters of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez pray during a mass in Caracas, December 31, 2012.

World Leaders Mark New Year

Published January 01, 2013


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