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Great shots from around the world, including a sunset in Hawaii and fireworks in London

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A giant light installation of the Switzerland flag, by Swiss artist Gerry Hofstetter, illuminates the north face of the Jungfrau mountain in the Bernese Oberland, January 1, 2012.

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The Bund river front promenade, one of the most popular tourist destinations in Shanghai, is illuminated to celebrate the New Year on Saturday, Jan. 1, 2012.

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Tourists ride an ice sled as they visit Zizhuyuan Park in Beijing, January 3, 2012.

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Jon Whinston looks at formations at the Ice Castles at Silverthorne in Colorado, January 3, 2012. The Ice Castles consist of man-made walkways, tunnels and arches of ice with no supporting structures.

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A tourist takes a photograph at the Ice Castles. Some of the structures reach up to a height of 12 metres. The formations are illuminated at night by 200 compact florescent lights.

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Tourists pose beside burning puppets during year-end celebrations at the Plaza Foch in Quito, Ecuador, January 1, 2012.

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The Koolau Mountains can be seen behind Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii, December 30, 2011.

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Tourists enjoy a ride on the Dal Lake on a foggy day in Srinagar, India, Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2012.

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Tourists enjoy a boat ride on Rawal Lake as the sun sets in Islamabad, Pakistan on Saturday, Dec. 31, 2011.

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Fireworks explode from the Big Ben clock tower near the London Eye during New Year celebrations in London, January 1, 2012.

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Thomas Weston of Canberra, Australia, tosses his one-year-old son William into the air as the sun sets over Waikiki Beach in Honolulu, Hawaii, January 1, 2012.

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Tourists look toward North Korea at the Unification Observatory, near the demilitarized zone that separates the two Koreas in Paju, north of Seoul, December 29, 2011.

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