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Tuesday, 4 January, 2000, 10:45 GMT
In pictures: Global party round-up

Relive the spectacular millennium celebrations through our global picture galleries.

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The tiny islands of Kiribati were the first to welcome the new millennium.




Fireworks and street parties were held in cities across the Asia-Pacific region.




A dramatic sound and light show in Egypt




Crowds packed Europe's capitals for massive street parties with laser and light shows.




The Millennium Dome was the centrepiece of the UK's celebration, as hundreds of thousands of people lined the River Thames.




In New York, fireworks exploded from the top of skyscrapers lighting up the Statue of Liberty.



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