Global Issues form a century in 9 minutes

2021

  • The COVID-19 pandemic: This was a major global health crisis caused by the coronavirus that emerged in late 2019. It spread rapidly to become a pandemic, leading to widespread illness and death, as well as significant disruptions to daily life and the global economy.

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  • Discrimination, Inequality, Terrorism and Climate change has been stayed open issues for more then few centuries. So will not mentioning them repeatedly in the list.

2017

  • The ongoing Syrian civil war: This conflict, which began in 2011, had caused significant loss of life and displacement of people, as well as tensions between Western countries and Russia.

2014

  • The Ebola virus outbreak: This was a major public health crisis in West Africa that resulted in significant loss of life and fear of further spread of the disease.

2011

  • The Arab Spring: This was a series of pro-democracy uprisings and protests that took place in several Arab countries in 2011, leading to significant political and social change in the region.

2008

  • The global financial crisis: This was a major economic downturn that was triggered by the collapse of the housing market in the United States and spread to other parts of the world. It resulted in high levels of unemployment and economic hardship for many people.

2005

  • The ongoing war in Iraq: This conflict, which began in 2003, had caused significant loss of life and displacement of people, as well as tensions between Western countries and Iraq.

2002

  • The ongoing war in Afghanistan: This conflict, which began in 2001, had caused significant loss of life and displacement of people, as well as tensions between Western countries and Afghanistan.

1999

  • The Yugoslav Wars: This was a series of conflicts in the Balkans that took place in the 1990s, with the Kosovo War occurring in 1999. The wars resulted in significant loss of life and displacement of people, as well as tensions between Western countries and Russia.

1996

  • The Yugoslav Wars

1993

  • The Yugoslav Wars

1989

  • The fall of the Berlin Wall: This was a major event that marked the end of the Cold War and the division of Europe into two spheres of influence.

1986

  • The ongoing Cold War: This was a period of tension and hostility between the United States and the Soviet Union that had lasted for several decades and involved proxy wars, arms races, and other forms of competition.

1983

  • The ongoing Cold War

1980

  • The ongoing Cold War

1977

  • The ongoing Cold War

1974

  • The ongoing Cold War

1971

  • The ongoing Cold War

1968

  • The ongoing Cold War

1952-1965

  • The ongoing Cold War

1951

  • The ongoing Cold War

1946

  • The ongoing Cold War

1936

  • The ongoing Cold War

Finally, 1890

  • The ongoing imperialism and colonization: Many countries around the world were engaged in the practice of imperialism, where they sought to expand their influence and control over other countries, often through colonization and the exploitation of natural resources. This was a major source of conflict and tension between countries.

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Minesh A. Jethva

2x Kaggle Expert, Data Scientist working with Sequence Modelling for Time-Series and NLP, and Bioinformatics Researcher @BENGURIONU