The president of the Spanish region of Catalonia vows to hold a referendum on independence in 2017.
Auckland welcomes in 2017 as major cities tighten security at New Year's Eve celebrations.
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon jokes that he feels like Cinderella, as he prepares to step down on Saturday.
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Vienna is wowed by a Cinderella opera composed by 11-year-old British girl Alma Deutscher.
Poland buys the Czartoryski collection of about 86,000 pieces for about 5% of its market value.
The US expels 35 Russian diplomats in the wake of cyber attacks related to the US election.
The Philippines leader says he's thrown criminals from helicopters – and that he would do it again.
New York introduces rule allowing Sikh police officers to wear turbans instead of traditional hats.
Hollywood musical star Debbie Reynolds dies grieving for her film star daughter Carrie Fisher.