Around the world, revellers have been bidding farewell to the Old Year and welcoming in 2013. From Australia, halfway round the world to Berlin and then some beyond, the message was the same: Happy New Year and all the best for 2013!
The horn is for boys”, her schoolteacher told her, and so he suggested that she learn the flute or the oboe.
New York’s midnight celebration came as millions worldwide heralded the beginning of a new year including London, where fireworks included edible confetti, and Dubai, with their attempt at a record-breaking display.
The Andaman islands, located in the Bay of Bengal, are a popular tourist destination -- but they are also home to more than 300,000 people. Experts warn that rampant tourism is damaging the islands' natural environment.
Germany’s special ties with Russia give Berlin a crucial role in trying to solve the Crimea Crisis. But that doesn’t mean that Berlin alone can push Moscow to alter its stance, as some media reports insinuate.
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