Samoa is always the first country to ring in the New Year. An hour later, celebrations kicked off in New Zealand with a glamorous firework display.
The New Year 2018 celebrations have begun across the globe. Then, in 2011, it chose to change its global dateline to align more closely with New Zealand and Australia in a bid to improve trade ties. To welcome the new year in Mumbai, the city's historic buildings are decorated with colorful lights.
Police said they did not know the cause of the crash, nor the identities of the five passengers, but were speaking with several witnesses who were in boats on one of the waterways' busiest days of the year.
Meanwhile, Australians are welcoming 2018 with a rainbow-themed fireworks in Sydney.
For those living in Israel, the new year is still hours ahead at the time of writing.
Many cities around the world have stepped up security for New Year's Eve celebrations, especially looking at the major terror attacks around the world.
United Nations chief condemns attack on church near Cairo
A Muslim mob stabs 27-year old Coptic Christian Fam Khalaf to death in the southern City of Minya over a personal feud. The firing was retaliated by the security forces and the resulting exchange of fire caused at least five casualties.
Around 1 million people were expected to gather to watch the festivities.
Many Japanese are celebrating the arrival of the Year of the Dog in the traditional way of praying for peace and good fortune at neighborhood Shinto shrines, and eating New Year's food such as noodles, shrimp and sweet black beans.
People around the world are celebrating and congratulating New Year by sending magazines to each other. The official Xinhua News Agency reported that President Xi Jinping sent a New Year's greeting to his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, saying Beijing is ready to boost cooperation with Russia in 2018.
I didn't get a chance to personally see the replay. "They couldn't review it, but that's something the league has to deal with". The dunk gave Milwaukee a 97-95 win after OKC guard Russell Westbrook tied the contest with five seconds left.
It will start off mostly cloudy with temperatures ranging from the uppper 30s inland to middle 40s along the immediate coastline. For upstate NY , east of Lake Ontario, the NWS warned of "dangerously" cold wind chills of -20C to -34C throughout Friday .
Jay-Z has released a music video for nearly every song on his latest album 4:44 but has hardly appeared in any, except for 'BAM' . In Jay Z's world, the connection could be made to his infidelities coming before his marriage and family, which brings us to.
Ten people were also killed in a suicide bomb attack near the compound of Afghanistan's intelligence agency in Kabul on Monday. A local Shiite leader said one of the bombers was sitting unnoticed among the participants when he detonated his device.
Instagram said there is going to be five posts suggested containing links to stuff liked by accounts that the user follows. Recently, Instagram has been focused on broadening access to posts and content beyond accounts that users follow.
Furthermore, resuming a replay will take you to where you left off, so you no longer need to watch them from the beginning. That's frustrating in any game, but in PUBG , it's a problem that can wipe out your entire match progress in an instant.
Davis won a World Series ring with the Royals in 2015 and helped the Cubs to another World Series appearance a year ago. The 31-year-old Davis played with the Cubs in 2017 and was the club's only all-star representative in 2017.
The group will buy most of the shares from early investors in a deal that values Uber at about $48bn (£35.7bn). The deal nevertheless sharply discounts Uber's value, which past year was estimated at nearly $70 billion.
Moore's lawyers wrote, he will "suffer irreparable harm" and be "denied his full right as a candidate to a fair election". The Republican faced multiple sexual misconduct allegations in the month before the election.
Four jawans have been martyred and three terrorists were killed in the fidayeen attack on the CRPF camp in Jammu and Kashmir. Two militants were killed and reports said one more is in the building that was being hit by heavy weapons.
No one has a right to raise a hand against someone, at least not the Congress culture. "I apologise", she told reporters. During the argument, the MLA slapped the woman constable, and the lady immediately slapped her back.
The Saints ruled out offensive tackle Terron Armstead for Sunday's regular-season finale against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers . It's not how the Buccaneers envisioned it months ago.
World oil prices on the rise
Inventories are now down by nearly 20% from their historic highs last March and well below this time a year ago or in 2015. Brent crude futures-the global benchmark-were also up, rising 45 cents or 0.7% to $66.61 a barrel, CNBC reported.
Wind Chill Advisory Issued For Southeast Michigan Tonight
Yes the cold hasn't gone anywhere, and from looking into the forecast , the chill will not go away for the the foreseeable future. People throughout Green Country are dealing with a blast of cold air right now and it's going to get colder Saturday night.
Weah declared Liberia's 24th president
Weah adds that "we have a lot to do together to accelerate the building of tomorrow's Africa". While with AC Milan, Weah in 1995 won World Player of the Year.
The iPhone 'forces' Tim Cook to fly private
Cook's total compensation for 2017 jumped to $12.8 million - a roughly 47 percent increase from previous year . The glass-sided store sits on shore of the Chicago River in the city's downtown.