In the Gregorian calendar, New Year's Eve, the last day of the year, is on 31 December. In many countries, New Year's Eve is celebrated at evening parties, where many people dance, eat, drink, and watch or light fireworks. Some Christians attend a watchnight service. The celebrations generally go on past midnight into New Year's Day, 1 January.
Thousands of Indians ushered in the New Year by demonstrating against a citizenship law despite Prime Minister Narendra Modi's attempts to dampen protests that have run for nearly three weeks. Reuters - Published
Thousands of protesters briefly blocked one of Hong Kong's main roads on New Year's Eve after forming human chains across the city and marching through shopping malls, urging people not to give up the.. Reuters - Published
Hong Kong protesters marched through shopping malls on New Year's Eve urging people not to give up the fight for democracy in 2020, while police were out in force across the city to quell any unrest. Reuters - Published
Large crowds thronged Sydney harbor on Tuesday to watch Australia's famous New Year's Eve fireworks, even as smoke from deadly wildfires turned skies in nearby coastal towns blood-red. Reuters - Published
Hong Kong police will deploy more than 6,000 officers on New Year's Eve, local media reported on Tuesday, as protesters plan rallies around the city to urge people not to give up the fight for.. Reuters - Published
Sydney's annual fireworks spectacular is slated to go ahead as planned despite a total fire ban and risky conditions which forced other areas including Parramatta to ditch their festivities. SBS - Published
Hong Kong’s popular New Year's Eve fireworks will be canceled for the first time in a decade, as more than six months of protests heighten security concerns, the Hong Kong Tourism Board said on.. Reuters - Published