The United Arab Emirates helped the Middle East usher in the new year with a spectacular fireworks display using the world's tallest building, the Burj Khalifa.
Fireworks explode over the Sydney Opera House and Harbour Bridge as Australia ushers in the New Year in Sydney. (Reuters)
Fireworks explode from Auckland's Sky Tower as the new year is welcomed to New Zealand. (AP)
People are silhouetted during the last sunset of 2016 in Karachi. (Reuters)