Revelers cheer behind police barricades in Times Square in anticipation of midnight on New Years Eve, Saturday, Dec. 31, 2011, in New York. Some revelers, wearing party hats and "2012" glasses, began camping out Saturday morning, as workers readied bags stuffed with hundreds of balloons and technicians put colored filters on klieg lights. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
Gallery: New Year's around the world
Jan. 01, 2012 @ 07:13 AM
Glittering fireworks exploded around the world as revelers from Asia to America welcomed 2012.