- The conflict in eastern Ukraine reaches a standstill. The Ukrainian Ground Forces took heavy casualties and as did the residents of the Lugansk and Donetsk Oblasts, and the insurgency spreads to the neighboring Kharkiv Oblast. President Petro Poroshenko of Ukraine signs a ceasefire with the Republic of Novorossiya, but refuses to recognize it. The Ukrainian situation is made similar to the situation of Serbia and Kosovo.
- Militants of the Islamic State are defeated by the reorganized Iraqi Army as Al-Maliki steps down as prime minister. He is replaced by an Iraqi nationalist leader Uthmaan Al-Amjad, who begins an offensive against the militants, coordinated with Syria and Iran. The Iraqi Army gives the militants heavy casualties and nears the Syrian border, taking Mosul.
- In Syria, the conflict has reached a turning point as much of the country around Damascus was retaken by the Syrian Arab Army. Same occurred in the north, with the siege of Aleppo being a Syrian victory, and is considered the "Stalingrad of Syria". The Free Syrian Army begins disintegrating and the Islamic State becomes the main anti-Assad fighting force.
- The economies of the United States and European Union continue to decline, with unemployment numbers rising by an overall 6%. Unrest begins in several cities in Europe in the form of large riots.
- Russia, Belarus, and Kazakhstan finalize negotiations for the Eurasian Union. The organization accepts Armenia, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Mongolia, and Kyrgyzstan. Economies of the Eurasian Union states enjoyed rising conditions and further foreign investment. Military cooperation is beginning.
- China and Japan continue their dispute over the Senkaku Islands. Seeking support from other Asian states, China gives up it's claims in the disputes with various ASEAN countries in the South China Sea.
- The Japanese Constitution is amended, allowing the Japanese government to maintain a military force. The Self Defence Forces are reformed into the Japanese Armed Forces, and a program of reorganization begins.
- The insurgency in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) is largely over, as most militant groups have been pacified by the Congolese armed forces. President Joseph Kabila deploys troops to the neighboring Central African Republic.
- The conflict in the Central African Republic (CAR) ends with regime in Bangui forming a Central African Armed Forces, which manages to get the majority of fighters to defect to them after negotiations are held between the Bangui government and the rebel leadership. Some groups continue to fight, but are in the remote corner provinces of the country. The president begins to improve the infrastructure and economy of CAR.