Malaysian people hold placards reading "2012" during New Year's Eve celebrations at Independence Square in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Saturday, Dec. 31, 2011. (AP Photo/Lai Seng Sin)
Gallery: New Year's around the world
Jan. 01, 2012 @ 08:09 AM
Glittering fireworks exploded around the world as revelers from Asia to America welcomed 2012.