On the line
People celebrating New Years at Imjingak Pavilion in Paju, South Korea watch their neighbors to the north.
Light show in Paris
People attend New Year’s celebrations on the Champs-Elysees in Paris. The traditional light show and fireworks display in the French capital have been canceled due to Covid-19.
Sikh new year
Sikhs gather at the Golden Temple in Amritsar, northwest India.
A person in devil costume participates in an annual New Year’s Day parade through the streets of Quito, Ecuador.
Consequences of a forest fire
Todd Lovrien examines debris from the Marshall Fire at the site of his sister’s home in Louisville, Colorado. Tens of thousands of people have fled neighborhoods across the U.S. state after the wind fanned fierce flames on Friday. Authorities said they feared more than 500 homes had been destroyed.
Balloon vendors return home as the sun sets on New Years Eve in Jammu, India.
Norwegian Daniel Andre Tande soars through the air with Germany’s highest mountain, the 2,962-meter-high Zugspitze, in the background. The qualifying jump was for the FIS Four-Hills tournament in Garmisch-Partenkirchen.
Update: January 1, 2022, 12:35 p.m.