PUBLISHED ON: December 31, 2014 | Duration: 22 min, 37 sec
The year turned up a a considerable amount of pain across the world, with shocking airline disasters to terrorist attacks to violence in West Asia. The world also was witness to vastly shifting political ground in a number of countries. There were however enough to keep the world turning, like the brouhaha over the Ice Bucket Challenge and its numerous spin-offs. All this and more in this encompass-all wrap of this year's news.