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In 2016, The UK held a referendum which led to their departure from the EU
Ironically, Scotland voted to stay in the EU leading to another referendum in 2020 with a "yes" vote.
By the end of the decade, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, and Tajikistan joined the Eurasian Union in addition to Belarus, Kazakhstan, Armenia, and Kyrgyzstan.
In 2028, the European Union officially dissolved and the Euro was abandoned.
In 2024, the taliban were defeated in Afghanistan.
In 2026, India surpassed China in population
Isis was driven out of Iraq in 2020.
Uganda began oil extraction in 2018.
Pakistan collapsed in 2030 and merged with India.
In 2048, Nigeria officially surpassed the US in population
The maldives were abandoned due to flooding and most of the people fled to Bangladesh; The latter was also experiencing flood troubles.
The netherlands and belguim experienced flooding.
Great Middle Eastern war: Edit
In the 60s, a nuclear armed missile coming from Iran, hit Abu Dhabi. The 2 countries were previously locked in a missile crisis where Iran was placing ballistic missiles on an island near 3 others owned by the UAE. Iran claimed that they were hacked by Israel. Nuclear missiles were launched by both sides and many major cities in the middle east were destroyed. Ironically, this led to Nato and the Eurasian Union bettering relations to avoid the same fate.
India held 1/3rd of the world's GDP. The country at the time had 2 billion people out of 10 billion.
The use of fossil fules has been at its lowest since the beginning of the industrial revolution. Much of the world uses nuclear fusion.
not much happened
The population is 11.2 billion. The world is very high tech.