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Madonna rings in the New Year, ready for another decade of dreams

Pop queen Madonna rings in the New Year "2020," despite battling two injuries. She reveals that she is ready for "another decade of dreams."

Huawei demotes two employees over iPhone use

Be careful what you use to tweet your messages with, especially if you are sending out a message on behalf of one technology company using a device made by another. This is what some Huawei employees did using an iPhone.

How to be mentally and emotionally prepared for the New Year Special

People set resolutions at New year with good intentions, especially those centered around health and well-being, but then struggle to see them through. This can be overcome, and behavioral psychologist Dr. Lara Fielding offers some advice.

Review: Gareth Emery terrific in Brooklyn, rings in the New Year '2017' Special

Brooklyn - On December 31, world renowned DJ and producer Gareth Emery performed at The Brooklyn Hangar along with his special musical guests.

Why New Year's resolutions might be bad for your relationship

Come early January and many people continue with the custom of making New Year's resolutions...and then promptly break them. Resolutions might seem like harmless fun, but they can also damage relationships.

Michael Ray to kick off the New Year with headlining tour

Country singer Michael Ray will be continuing his headlining "Think A Little Less" tour into 2017, and he has added new concert stops.

Dalai Lama is hoping for new Chinese attitude towards Tibet

Shillong - On every stop along the Dalai Lama’s speaking tour this week in India, he expressed hope for better relations between China and the Buddhist region of Tibet. Today, the Chinese military began increasing security forces in the region.

An easy way to lose weight: Read a fast-paced novel

With the New Year about to ring in, most have thought about resolutions: losing weight, being on time, being fiscally responsible, and the list goes on.

UK braced for a New Year's Day storm, bringing more flooding

Parts of the UK experienced severe flooding over the Christmas period and the bad news is that bad weather is set to return as Britain welcomes in 2014.

Burning cars: A New Year tradition France wants extinguished

In recent years an unenviable New Year ‘tradition’ has grown in France which the French government would gladly see extinguished – setting fire to cars. This New Year, the 'tradition' continued.

The world celebrates the dawning of a New Year

People around the world turned out in cities and towns, in fields, on beaches, water fronts and city blocks, all to ring out the old and welcome the arrival of 2013, a year many hope proves to be better than 2012.

New Year's Eve Stadium stampede kills 60

Around the World 2012 was seen out in a blaze of New Year's Eve celebrations and firework displays. In one such event in Abidjan, the Ivory Coast, 60 people are believed to have been killed.

Video: Fireworks around the world celebrate the entry of 2013

As the world turned, bringing 2013 to each country, fireworks lit the sky in incredible displays. Despite austerity, many major cities represented in the video offered pyrotechnic extravaganzas. Let us hope for peace and prosperity in the new year.

Video: Fireworks light the world's tallest building, Burj Khalifa

Dubai - In Dubai, UAE, fireworks lit up the world's tallest building, the Burj Khalifa, with a live orchestra playing in the New Year.

Hong Kong celebrates 2013 in city's biggest firework display yet

Hong Kong - Hong Kong celebrated the start of 2013 with a spectacular firework display - the largest the city has ever seen - attended by tens of thousands of people.

Photo Essay: NYC's Times Square, a New Year's Eve favorite Special

New York - Times Square, one of the most visited sections of New York City, has an interesting history. It is also a popular destination on New Year's Eve for many, whether in person or watching on television.

Spectacular video of Sydney's New Year fireworks

Sydney - While many of us are still waiting for the New Year to start, Sydney is already living in 2013. They held a spectacular firework extravaganza to mark the event.

Op-Ed: New Year's resolutions, doomed to fail or set for success

As the clock ticks down to 2013 will you be joining millions of others in making New Year's resolutions? If so will your good intentions be doomed to fail or set for success?

Photo Essay: Hustle and bustle of the yuletide in Ibadan Special

Ibadan - The Christmas/New Year season—the yuletide—coincides with the harmattan or dry season in Nigeria, during which dusty and dry trans-Saharan trade winds blowing across the Gulf of Guinea in late November to December bring the rainy season to an end.

Dead birds fall from the sky again in Arkansas on New Year's Eve

Beebe - Birds dropped dead from the sky in the early hours of the new year, the second time in Arkansas after last year. The ban on fireworks this year has led some to question the claim that the birds were disturbed from their roost by fireworks display.

Op-Ed: New Year's Eve in London's Trafalgar Square

London - London saw in the New Year in its usual style with huge crowds and spectacular pyrotechnics, and with the usual caveats, a good time was had by all.

New Year — The Movie: Limited theatrical release starts March 15 Special

Toronto - A group of 20-somethings reunite at a New Year’s Eve bash in middle-class suburbia. When a near-death experience, a pregnancy, and the appearance of past rivals disrupt the night, how will each see their place in the world come New Year's Day?

MTV celebrates the new year with 'Jersey Shore' ball drop

MTV rang in the new year with a ball drop of their own - featuring Snooki, the 'Jersey Shore' firebrand, descending in a Seaside Heights glitzy ball drop.

Member of female dance group in Manila found murdered

Bulacan - Rejoice Rivera, a member of the Baywalk Bodies, a sexy all-female singing and dance group in Manila, was found dead on the shoulder of the North Luzon Expressway (NLEX) last Friday.

Thousands gather at Manila's largest mall to welcome 2011 Special 

Manila - Hundreds of thousands of people from all parts of Metro Manila converged at the SM Mall of Asia to take part in the festivities at the annual New Year countdown party last night.

Op-Ed: 2010: A Year in Review

From politics to Hollywood, to sports and music, here's a look back at the best happenings (and people) of this past year: 2010.

Obama sends New Year message to people of Iran

In a repeat of an exercise he did last year, U.S. President Barack Obama has produced a video message for Iranians around the world in which he says that the "choice for a better future" remains "in the hands of Iran’s leaders".

Pope Calls On Humanity To Live in Peace With Environment

Pope Benedict XVI has called on humanity to protect the environment in his annual World Day of Peace message. In his address at the Vatican, the Pontiff has linked peace with the natural environment to peace among nations.

Rare holiday eve blue moon to shine on New Year's revelers

Blue moons of song and legend are an infrequent astronomical occurrence, happening every two-and-a-half years and even less frequently appear on the eve of a widely celebrated holiday. But this year some people will witness the phenomenon.

Survivors Share the Horror stories of Bangkok mishap

Survivors and family members of the unfortunate Bangkok mishap, offered prayers and recollected the horrific incident. Police though, continues with their investigation behind the events that caused the horrific fire.
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Building materials: bathtubs, kitchen sinks, floor ceramic tiles, pvc pipes etc.
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Iwo road is a major trading center in its own right
Hong Kong Lunar New Year Fireworks 2007.
Hong Kong Lunar New Year Fireworks 2007.
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Reference of reckoning.
Reference of reckoning.
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Car and motor cycle spare part dealers at Gate. They import parts mostly from the Far East: China, Taiwan and Singapore
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A young boy with a fire cracker
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Fireworks at Xinzha & Xinchang Lu
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Second-hand cars for sale
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This terminus is the last major stop before Lagos for travelers from the hinterland
Reference of reckoning.
Reference of reckoning.
Photos from Baha'
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Spare parts market at Gate, Ibadan
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Iwo road is a major center for building materials. Major building materials importers in Iwo road include the famous Uchekinze & Sons.
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More people in a rush
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The women buy items such as brake and gear fluids, engine oil, small car parts from importers for resale
Machine parts mall on Iwo road
Machine parts mall on Iwo road
A scene from New Year (The Movie)  directed by Phil Borg.
A scene from New Year (The Movie), directed by Phil Borg.
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