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    World welcomes 2013 with wave of fireworks

    Al Jazeera English

    by Al Jazeera English

    Spectacular fireworks exploded over Sydney in a blaze of light and colour on Tuesday to ring in the New Year, as the city kicked off a wave of global celebrations from Dubai to London to welcome 2013.

    Australia's famous harbour city brought in the New Year on a balmy summer night with a US$6.9 million display curated by pop icon Kylie Minogue, who pressed the button to start the pyrotechnics.

    Al Jazeera's Dominic Kane reports.