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10 Most Significant World Events in 2014

10 Most Significant World Events in 2014

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  1.  Russia Annexes Crimea and Threatens the Rest of Ukraine.
  2.  ISIS Declares an Islamic Caliphate.
  3.  Ebola Strikes West Africa.
  4.  Oil Prices Crash.
  5.  Negotiations on Iran’s Nuclear Program Stall.
  6.  Narendra Modi Wins in India.
  7.  Pro-Democracy Protests Erupt in Hong Kong.
  8.  Eurozone Economies Falter—Again.
  9.  Scotland Votes to Remain Part of the United Kingdom.
  10.  Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 Disappears.

10 Most Significant World Events in 2015

 

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  1.  Refugee Crisis Roils Europe.
  2.  ISIS Terrorists Strike on Three Continents.
  3.  Negotiations on Iran’s Nuclear Program Produce a Deal.
  4.  The EU Rebuffs Greece’s Demand for Austerity Relief.
  5.  The Trans-Pacific Partnership Finally Gets Done.
  6.  Russia Intervenes in Syria.
  7.  The World Strikes a Deal on Climate Change.
  8.  China Devalues the Renminbi Amidst an Economic Slowdown.
  9.  China Builds Islands in the South China Sea.
  10.  Saudis Intervene in Yemen.

10 Most Significant World Events in 2016

 

10 Most Significant World Events in 2016

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  1.  Donald Trump wins the U.S. Presidency.
  2.  Russia Interferes in the U,S. Presidential Election.
  3.  Britain Votes to Leave the European Union.
  4.  North Korea Conducts Missile and Nuclear Tests.
  5.  The Trans-Pacific Partnership Flops.
  6.  Rodrigo Duterte Becomes President of the Philippines.
  7.  The Coup in Turkey Fails.
  8.  Eastern Aleppo Falls.
  9.  Brazil and South Korea Impeach Their Presidents.
  10.  Colombia Strikes a Peace Deal.

10 Most Significant World Events in 2018

 

10 Most Significant World Events in 2018

 

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  1.  Trump Triggers a Trade War and More.
  2.  The Weakening of the West Worsens.
  3.  Dire Warnings About Climate Change Mount.
  4.  The United States Leaves the Iran Nuclear Deal.
  5.  The Murder of Jamal Khashoggi.
  6.  #MeToo Movement Goes Global.
  7.  Trump’s Summitry Alarms Friends and Delights Foes.
  8.  Ethiopia Signs a Peace Deal with Eritrea.
  9.  Humanitarian Crises Deepen.
  10.  Democrats Win Back the House.

10 Most Significant World Events in 2019

10 Most Significant World Events in 2019

 

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  1.  Protestors Take to the Street
  2.  The U.S. House Impeaches President Donald Trump
  3.  The United States Ends Its Support for the Syrian Kurds
  4.  India Embraces Hindu Nationalism
  5.  The Amazon Burns
  6.  Tensions Flare in the Persian Gulf
  7.  The Central American Migrant Exodus Grows
  8.  The U.S.-China Trade War Continues
  9.  Brexit Upends British Politics
  10.  North Korea-U.S. Nuclear Talks Stall