Fireworks explode over the towers of the St. Vitus Cathedral at Prague Castle

 
Fireworks explode over the towers of the St. Vitus Cathedral at Prague Castle
Fireworks explode over the towers of the St. Vitus Cathedral at Prague Castle, January 1, 2009. The Czech Republic took the helm of the European Union on Thursday and tried to allay doubts over its ability to lead with a plan to seek a ceasefire to the worst violence between Israel and Palestinians in decades. REUTERS/Petr Josek (CZECH REPUBLIC)