Images from around the world include New Year’s celebrations in Nepal and Russia, ice skating in London and celebrations in India.
Nepalese Gurung community men and women wearing traditional attire dance at a parade to mark their New Year known as “Tamu Loshar” in Kathmandu, Nepal, Wednesday, 30 December. The indigenous Gurungs, also known as Tamu, are celebrating the advent of the year of the monkey.
A woman walks in the rain on Hamilton Avenue, Tuesday, 29 December, in Passaic, N.J.
A seller dressed as a Snow Maiden, waits for customers to buy tangerines, traditional fruit for the New Year in Russia, at GUM Department Store in Red Square in Moscow, Russia.
People ice skate at Somerset House in London.
People watch as an Indian stuntman rides a motorcycle as another drives a car across a vertical wall at the Mahim fair in Mumbai, India, Tuesday, 29 December. The ten day-long fair that is held annually in honor of 13th century Sufi saint Makhdoom Ali Mahimi.