August 2, 2015


Photo Galleries

Happy New Year

Fireworks explode behind the Opera House during the New Year celebrations in Sydney, Australia, Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2013.
Fireworks explode in the sky above Sydney Harbour during the New Years Eve celebrations in Sydney, Australia, Tuesday.
Tourists pose as they carry umbrellas with numbers to welcome 2013 on the terrace of a hotel in the backdrop of Taj Mahal in Agra, India.
Indian people look at the sand sculpture for the new year 2013 created by sand artist Sudarshan Pattnaik at the Puri sea beach, 67 kilometres away from the eastern Indian city Bhubaneswar, India, Monday, Dec. 31, 2012.
Kashmiri residents and tourists watch the last sunset of the year 2012, at the Dal Lake in Srinagar, India.
An Indian barber gives finishing touches to the hair style of a young boy with numbers to welcome the New Year 2013 in Ahmadabad, India.
Chinese revellers wave national flags as they celebrate the New Year during a countdown at the Summer Palace in Beijing.
The lighting scenery is pictured at the People Square in Dalian, northeast China's Liaoning Province. The lights were lit to celebrate the coming of New Year.
Soldiers and service members with the NATO led International Security Assistance Force dance as they celebrate the New Year eve at the NATO's headquarters in Kabul, Afghanistan Monday.
Fireworks explode at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre over the Victoria Harbour to celebrate the 2013 New Year in Hong Kong Tuesday.
South Korean dancers beat drums to celebrate the New Year at Imjingak in Paju near the border village of the Panmunjom, South Korea. About 5,000 participantss prayed for a peaceful solution to the rising tension over North Korea's nuclear weapons programs and hope for an early reunification of the divided Koreas.
North Koreans play with a balloon as they wait outside Pyongyang stadium for the countdown to the new year in Pyongyang, North Korea. North Koreans celebrated the arrival of the new year, marked as
Thousands of people flock to the main business district on New Year's Eve in Jakarta, Indonesia.
Fireworks light up the sky to welcome in the New Year at the scenic Manila Bay in Manila, Philippines. The Philippine government has been vigorously campaigning against the use of firecrackers which often result to injuries and deaths.
Fireworks explode over the Singapore financial district to mark the start of the new year.
Celebrations get underway as the Spark drumming band pass through Newcastle city centre, England.
Katy Saunders, left, Alex Mueller, center left, Rebekka Frank and Arina Motamedi, right, play with sparklers ahead of welcoming in the new year during the 2013 Edinburgh Hogmanay celebrations Monday.
A trader wearing
Sheila Tabone, left, has her dogs dressed as impostor
Fireworks explode in the sky over St. Basil Cathedral as Russians celebrate New Year on Red Square in Moscow, Russia, on Tuesday.
Fireworks explode behind the Opera House during the New Year celebrations in Sydney, Australia, Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2013. - The Associated Press
Fireworks explode in the sky above Sydney Harbour during the New Years Eve celebrations in Sydney, Australia, Tuesday. - Rob Griffith / The Associated Press
Tourists pose as they carry umbrellas with numbers to welcome 2013 on the terrace of a hotel in the backdrop of Taj Mahal in Agra, India. - Pawan Sharma / The Associated Press
Indian people look at the sand sculpture for the new year 2013 created by sand artist Sudarshan Pattnaik at the Puri sea beach, 67 kilometres away from the eastern Indian city Bhubaneswar, India, Monday, Dec. 31, 2012. - Biswaranjan Rout / The Associated Press
Kashmiri residents and tourists watch the last sunset of the year 2012, at the Dal Lake in Srinagar, India. - Mukhtar Khan / The Associated Press
An Indian barber gives finishing touches to the hair style of a young boy with numbers to welcome the New Year 2013 in Ahmadabad, India. - Ajit Solanki / The Associated Press
Chinese revellers wave national flags as they celebrate the New Year during a countdown at the Summer Palace in Beijing. - Andy Wong / The Associated Press
The lighting scenery is pictured at the People Square in Dalian, northeast China's Liaoning Province. The lights were lit to celebrate the coming of New Year. - Tribune Media MCT
Soldiers and service members with the NATO led International Security Assistance Force dance as they celebrate the New Year eve at the NATO's headquarters in Kabul, Afghanistan Monday. - The Associated Press
Fireworks explode at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre over the Victoria Harbour to celebrate the 2013 New Year in Hong Kong Tuesday. - Kin Cheung / The Associated Press
South Korean dancers beat drums to celebrate the New Year at Imjingak in Paju near the border village of the Panmunjom, South Korea. About 5,000 participantss prayed for a peaceful solution to the rising tension over North Korea's nuclear weapons programs and hope for an early reunification of the divided Koreas. - The Associated Press
North Koreans play with a balloon as they wait outside Pyongyang stadium for the countdown to the new year in Pyongyang, North Korea. North Koreans celebrated the arrival of the new year, marked as "Juche 102" on North Korean calendars. "Juche" means "self reliance," the North Korean ideology of independence promoted by North Korean founder Kim Il Sung, and modern-day North Korean calendars start with the year of his birth in 1912. - The Associated Press
Thousands of people flock to the main business district on New Year's Eve in Jakarta, Indonesia. - CDita Alangkara / The Associated Press
Fireworks light up the sky to welcome in the New Year at the scenic Manila Bay in Manila, Philippines. The Philippine government has been vigorously campaigning against the use of firecrackers which often result to injuries and deaths. - The Associated Press
Fireworks explode over the Singapore financial district to mark the start of the new year. - The Associated Press
Celebrations get underway as the Spark drumming band pass through Newcastle city centre, England. - CP
Katy Saunders, left, Alex Mueller, center left, Rebekka Frank and Arina Motamedi, right, play with sparklers ahead of welcoming in the new year during the 2013 Edinburgh Hogmanay celebrations Monday. - CP
A trader wearing "Happy New Year" glasses works on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange in New York. - The Associated Press
Sheila Tabone, left, has her dogs dressed as impostor "wiener dogs" while participating in the Key West Dachshund Walk Monday in Key West, Fla.The event is an annual New Year's Eve tradition that this year attracted almost 200 of the short-legged, long-bodied canines, as well as about 30 "impostor" dogs. - The Associated Press
Fireworks explode in the sky over St. Basil Cathedral as Russians celebrate New Year on Red Square in Moscow, Russia, on Tuesday. - The Associated Press

You can comment on most stories on winnipegfreepress.com. You can also agree or disagree with other comments. All you need to do is be a Winnipeg Free Press print or e-edition subscriber to join the conversation and give your feedback.

Have Your Say

New to commenting? Check out our Frequently Asked Questions.

Have Your Say

Comments are open to Winnipeg Free Press print or e-edition subscribers only. why?

Have Your Say

Comments are open to Winnipeg Free Press Subscribers only. why?

The Winnipeg Free Press does not necessarily endorse any of the views posted. By submitting your comment, you agree to our Terms and Conditions. These terms were revised effective January 2015.

Scroll down to load more

Top