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New Year's Eve stampede kills 35 in Shanghai

A stampede killed at least 35 people during New Year's Eve celebrations in Shanghai, authorities said, possibly caused by people rushing to pick up fake money thrown from a building overlooking the city's famous Bund waterfront district.

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World rings in New Year with hope

The world welcomed 2015, hoping it would turn out to be a better year than the one they were ringing out. Revelers converged on the beaches of Brazil, the shores of Sydney Harbour and New York's Times Square to see off a turbu

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Marina Hotel Kuwait offers New Year packages

Marina Hotel Kuwait, a five-star luxury hotel, is offering guests unique experiences to welcome 2015. The hotel has fabulous feasts lined up with mouth-watering menus and special entertainment to make the year-end unforgettable. Guests

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After turbulent 2014, next year may be no calmer

From financial crisis in Russia to cyber warfare with North Korea, 2014 has generated new flashpoints right into its final days, setting 2015 up to be just as turbulent. Almost all of the major confrontations, such as the battle w

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Rixos offers Christmas and New Year packages

Representing the peak of luxury this festive season, luxury hotel Rixos Bab Al Bahr is offering its guests a unique combination of relaxation and limitless dining this Christmas and New Year’s Eve in Ras Al Khaimah, UAE. C

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Dubai smashes fireworks display record

It’s official, not only did Dubai succeed in breaking the world record for the world’s ‘Largest Fireworks Display’, the emirate managed to smash it by firing a staggering 479,651 shells into the New Year’s Eve sky i

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Dubai blasts old fireworks display record

Dubai ushered in the New Year by blasting away the old Guinness world record for largest fireworks display held by neighbouring state Kuwait with a six-minute specatcular 'light and sound' show. Though the show lasted for

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Stranded Antarctica crew set for New Year party

Passengers and crew aboard a Russian ship trapped for eight days in ice off Antarctica planned to ring in the New Year with dinner, drinks and song as they waited for a break in a blizzard to allow a Chinese helicopter to rescue them.

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World ushers in 2014 with fireworks, festivities

From Sydney to Dubai, revelers welcomed 2014 with extravagant fireworks displays, while London celebrated by spraying clouds of fruit-flavored mist and San Francisco and Seattle planned large outdoor festivities. At midnight in Sy

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Dubai eyes new record with grand fireworks display

Dubai’s skies will come alive tonight (December 31) with a six-minute fireworks display choreographed across the whole of The Palm Jumeirah and the islands of The World as the emirate bids for another world record. The '

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