With brilliant fireworks displays and star-studded celebrations, Europe welcomed the year 2012 and hoped for a better future. Fireworks soared, revelers danced, and crowds in Paris and elsewhere popped champagne corks at midnight.
The Associated Press shared a collage of raw video, documenting the celebrations:
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