Pakistanis tourists ride on a camel during the last sunset of the year at Clifton beach in Karachi on December 31, 2014. (Asif Hassan/Getty Images)

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Pakistanis tourists ride on a camel during the last sunset of the year at Clifton beach in Karachi on December 31, 2014. (Asif Hassan/Getty Images)

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Owen Humphreys/PA Wire. The sun rises for the last time in 2014 over Tynemouth on the North East Coast.

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Photos of the day: December 31, 2014

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Budhist monk participates in Nyigma Monlam prayers at the Boudhanath Stupa in Katmandu, Nepal, Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2014. The Nyigma Monlam is an annual prayer for world peace. (AP Photo/Niranjan Shrestha)

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A performer dressed as a ram looks at his phone backstage during a performance in Kunming, Yunnan province. The show is held to celebrate the forthcoming year 2015, which is the year of sheep in Chinese zodiac calendar, according to local media.Picture: REUTERS/Wong Campion

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Streetlamps are covered in snow and ice outside a restaurant on the peak of the Feldberg mountain, 20km (12.4 miles) outside of Frankfurt, December 31, 2014. (Kai Pfaffenbach/Reuters photo)

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A Free Syrian Army fighter sprays graffiti on a wall prior to the new year in Aleppo December 31, 2014. (REUTERS/Jalal Al-Mamo)

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A forensics investigator walks past a bouquet of roses and a pair of shoes set out by family members at the home where seven persons were found dead in Edmonton, Alberta, December 31, 2014.(REUTERS/Dan Riedlhuber)

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A man rests inside a damaged house by what activists said were two airstrikes by forces loyal to Syria's president Bashar Al-Assad in Jabal al-Akrad area in Syria's northwestern Latakia province December 31, 2014. (REUTERS/Alaa Khweled)

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Boys play on a swing at a slum on the outskirts of Peshawar, Pakistan, December 31, 2014. (REUTERS/Khuram Parvez)

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A Shinto priest looks behind a cover during ceremonies bidding farewell to 2014, ahead of New Year's Day, at the Meiji Shrine in Tokyo December 31, 2014. (REUTERS/Thomas Peter)

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Pope Francis kisses the statue of baby Jesus as he arrives to lead the First Vespers and Te Deum prayers in Saint Peter’s Basilica at the Vatican on New Year’s Eve Photograph: Alessandro Bianchi//Reuters

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Indonesian military carry the caskets containing the bodies of two AirAsia flight QZ8501 passengers recovered off the coast of Borneo at a military base in Surabaya December 31, 2014. Indonesian rescuers searching for an AirAsia plane carrying 162 people pulled bodies and wreckage from the sea off the coast of Borneo on Tuesday, prompting relatives of those on board watching TV footage to break down in tears. (REUTERS/Sigit Pamungkas)

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 A voter registers before casting his ballot for the Likud primary at a polling station in Jerusalem December 31, 2014. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is widely expected to retain the helm of the conservative Likud party ahead of Israel's March 17 general election. (REUTERS/Baz Ratner)

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A Search and Rescue team member carries a stretcher as he gets ready to board SAR ship Purworejo for search operations for passengers onboard AirAsia flight QZ8501 at Kumai port, Pangkalan Bun district December 31, 2014. (REUTERS/Beawiharta)

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Debris and shoes are seen at a cultural centre following a suicide attack in Ibb, central Yemen December 31, 2014. A suicide bomber killed at least 33 people in Ibb on Wednesday when he blew himself up at the cultural centre where students were celebrating Prophet Mohammad's birthday, medical sources and a resident said. (REUTERS/Stringer)

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Palestinians loyal to the Fatah movement take part in a rally to mark the 50th anniversary of establishing the movement in Beddawi refugee camp in northern Lebanon December 31, 2014. (REUTERS/Omar Ibrahim)

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Medics help migrants after they arrived onboard the Blue Sky M cargo ship at the Gallipoli harbour southern Italy, December 31, 2014. (REUTERS/Stringer)

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A homeless man covered in a blanket sleeps inside a government-run night shelter on a cold winter night in the old quarters of Delhi December 30, 2014. An intense spell of cold weather has forced hundreds of homeless to seek refuge in the shelters. Picture taken December 30, 2014. (REUTERS/Anindito Mukherjee)

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A woman wearing a mask of Santa Claus poses for a picture during year-end celebrations in front of the Sphinx at the Giza Pyramids on the outskirts of Cairo December 31, 2014. (REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh)

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A Palestinian rides a horse on Gaza beach at the Mediterranean sea during sunset December 31, 2014. (REUTERS/Ibraheem Abu Mustafa)

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A Pakistani vendor walks at Clifton beach during the last sunset of the year in Karachi on December 31, 2014. (Asif Hassan/AFP/Getty Images)

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Garmisch-Partenkirchen, GermanyA snow blower clears a road after heavy snowfall Photograph: Michael Dalder/Reuters

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Surabaya, Indonesia Prayers for the victims of the AirAsia flight QZ8501 crash as a massive recovery operation began following confirmation from Indonesian officials that debris found in waters off Borneo is from the missing AirAsia plane. Photograph: Oscar Siagian/Getty Images

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An African migrant reacts upon arriving at CETI, the short-stay immigrant centre, after crossing the border from Morocco to Spain's North African enclave of Melilla December 31, 2014. More than 50 migrants managed to pass the border fence and are currently held at CETI, local authorities said. (REUTERS/Jesus Blasco de Avellaneda)

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Nagato, JapanWorkers wearing protective suits prepare to cull chicken on a farm after the H5 avian flu virus was detected. Photograph: The Asahi Shimbun via Getty Images

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Lyon, FrancePeople are reflected in a window as they walk around the Confluence Museum. Photograph: Jeff Pachoud/AFP/Getty Images

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Bishkek, KyrgyzstanChildren dressed as snowmen take part in a New Year’s parade. Photograph: Vyacheslav Oseledko/AFP/Getty Images

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Donetsk, UkraineOksana, a hostel director, holds a baby at a hostel for refugees from the Lugansk and Donetsk regions, whose houses have been destroyed by shelling. Photograph: Valery Sharifulin/ITAR-TASS Photo/Corbis

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Tokyo, JapanShinto priests arrive for a ritual during a day of ceremonies bidding farewell to 2014, at the Meiji Shrine. Photograph: Thomas Peter/Reuters

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A woman screams during an unauthorized rally in support of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny and his brother Oleg Navalny in central Moscow on December 30, 2014. Russia's top opposition leader Alexei Navalny on December 30, 2014, called for mass protests to "destroy" President Vladimir Putin's regime after a court handed him a suspended sentence and jailed his

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People walk at a snowy stairs of the armisch-Partenkirchen hill ahead of the qualification jump of the second session of the Four-Hills Ski jumping tournament in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, GermanyPicture: Christof Stache/AFP/Getty Images

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People try to make their way on Istiklal Avenue during a storm on December 31, 2014 in Istanbul. (Bulent Kilic/Getty Images)

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Belarusian Sergei Selekh plays with his 6-month-old tamed wolves on the outskirts of the village of Gaina, 45 kilometers (28 miles) north of Belarus capital Minsk, Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2014. Selekh owns a farmstead, where sheep, wolves and an ethnographic museum serve as entertainment for guests. (Sergei Grits/AP photo)

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Runners in fancy dress cross the Pennine hills near Haworth,northern England in the traditional Auld Lang Syne Fell race which attracts hundreds of runners many in costume Wednesday Dec. 31, 2014. (John Giles/AP photo)

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A skier makes his way through the snow-covered landscape in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany, on Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2014. (Matthias Schrader/AP photo)

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Indonesian women hold candles to pray for the victims of AirAsia Flight 8501 in Pangkalan Bun, Indonesia, Thursday, Jan 1, 2015. A massive hunt for the victims of the jet resumed in the Java Sea on Wednesday, but wind, strong currents and high surf hampered recovery efforts as distraught family members anxiously waited to identify their loved ones. (Tatan Syuflana/AP photo)

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Officers of the National Search And Rescue Agency (BASARNAS) carry a body of one of the victims on board the ill-fated AirAsia Flight 8501, from a helicopter upon arrival at the airport in Pangkalan Bun, Indonesia, Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2014. (Achmad Ibrahim/AP photo)

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Pakistani brick factory worker Ghulam Mohammed, 41, arrives to work in a brick factory in Mandra near Rawalpindi, Pakistan, Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2014. (Muhammed Muheisen/AP photo)

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A camper rides a bicycle through a snow-coverd campground following a winter storm in Joshua Tree National Park, California December 31, 2014. (Lee Celano/Reuters photo)

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Glasgow, ScotlandJoe Schofield (right) and Malcolm Brown are married in the Trades house shortly after midnight in front of friends and family in one of the first same-sex weddings in Scotland. Photograph: Mark Runnacles/Getty Images

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Forces of Syria's President Bashar al-Assad stand in a damaged factory in the Handarat area after regaining control of the whole area, they said, north of Aleppo December 31, 2014. (George Ourfalian/Reuters photo)

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A small group of pro-democracy protesters stage a 'die-in' flash mob in a luxurious Hong Kong shopping mall, calling for true universal suffrage for the city in 2017Picture: Maaron tam/AFP/Getty Images

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Belgian's Wout Van Aert (L) and Netherlands' Mathieu Van Der Poel compete during the sixth stage in the Bpost Bank cyclocross trophy in Loenhout. Van Aert won the stage ahead of Der Poel and Belgium's Tom Meeusen.Picture: DAVID STOCKMAN/AFP/Getty Images

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A squirrel stretches to feed on seeds from a bird feeder in a park of Margaret Island in Budapest, HungaryPicture: AP Photo/MTI, Tibor Illyes

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Associate veterinarian Meredith Clancy (L) collects mucus samples from Nola, a 40-year-old northern white rhino, as keepers Kim Millspaugh and Mike Veale(R) look on during a veterinary exam at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park in California. Nola, one of just five northern white rhinoceros left in the world, appeared to be responding to treatment of an unidentified bacterial infection that has veterinarians worried for a subspecies limping toward extinction, San Diego Zoo Safari Park said.Picture: REUTERS/Ken Bohn/San Diego Zoo Safari Park

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A sea lion paints the Chinese character for 'sheep' in calligraphy as part of a New Year's Day attraction at the Hakkeijima Sea Paradise aquarium in Yokohama, suburban Tokyo. The event, marking the forthcoming Chinese lunar calendar 'Year of the Sheep', is part of the aquarium's New Year's attractions until February 1.Picture: KAZUHIRO NOGI/AFP/Getty Images

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A plume of smoke, ash and steam rises from the Popocatepetl volcano, seen from the town of San Nicolas de los Ranchos, Mexico. According to Mexico's National Disaster Prevention Centre, CENAPRED, the volcano's exhalation reached a height of 2.5 kms. (8200 ft.), and the alert level remains the same.Picture: AP Photo/Dario Lopez-Mills

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People gather at the Sydney Opera House to welcome in the new year on New Year's Eve on Sydney Harbour in Sydney, AustraliaPicture: Brendon Thorne/Getty Images

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A woman wears a head band displaying 2015 as she waits for the annual New Year fireworks display on Sydney HarbourPicture: REUTERS/David Gray

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North Korean people dance in Pyongyang, North Korea. The festivity is to celebrate the third anniversary of the inauguration of the North's leader Kim Jong-un.Picture: EPA/KCNA

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A snowplough clears the street near Erpfendorf in the Austrian province of Tyrol. Heavy snowfalls caused traffic problems in many alpine parts of Austria and are also causing a high risk of avalanches.Picture: AP Photo/Kerstin Joensson

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A man pushes his bicycle across a street amid cold wind at an impoverished neighbourhood in Ciudad Juarez, MexicoPicture: REUTERS/Jose Luis Gonzalez

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The sun rises over Holyport Village Green covered in frost, Holyport, BerkshirePicture: Jonathan Brady/PA

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Children displaced from Pakistani tribal areas due to fighting between security forces and militants play under a tree during the last sunset of the year on the outskirts of Islamabad, Pakistan, Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2014. (AP Photo/B.K. Bangash)

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Owen Humphreys/PA Wire. The sun rises for the last time in 2014 over Tynemouth Priory on the North East Coast. end

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