10. Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 Disappears
Nine months after the flight carrying 239 people from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing disappeared, we are no closer to knowing what happened, despite a massive international search effort.
9. Scotland Votes to Remain Part of the United Kingdom
Britain had a near-death experience this summer as pro-independence sentiment surged in Scotland. Serious discussions began on how to break up the 307-year-old Union. Scots ultimately voted to remain.
8. Eurozone Economies Falter—Again
7. Pro-Democracy Protests Erupt in Hong Kong
6. Narendra Modi Wins in India
5. Negotiations on Iran’s Nuclear Program Stall
4. Oil Prices Crash
3. Ebola Strikes West Africa
2. ISIS Declares an Islamic Caliphate
1. Russia Annexes Crimea and Threatens the Rest of Ukraine
In May, pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine declared independence. Conflict persists despite a ceasefire agreement; so far more than 4,000 people have been killed in the fighting.
This post appears courtesy of the Council on Foreign Relations.
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