The News You Missed in 2020, From Every Country in the World (Part 2)

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Writing and Research by Christine Benedetti
Editing by Alexander Williard
Animation by Josh Sherrington
Sound by Graham Haerther
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Select footage courtesy the AP Archive


  1. Random Ñēss

    Random Ñēss2 kun oldin

    I go to north Macedonia to get MARIJUANA

  2. Pooky

    Pooky5 kun oldin

    awesome 👏 video. good job 👍🏿

  3. FjordFish

    FjordFish6 kun oldin

    Where's Cyrpus? I can't find it on the map anywhere

  4. Ka Ha

    Ka Ha10 kun oldin

    I didn’t know the first one and I LIVE in Switzerland

  5. Misha Quinn

    Misha Quinn13 kun oldin

    dddid u say 15:28 that ukraine lean toward Russia LMAO

  6. bender

    bender13 kun oldin

    37:00 had to put at least one plane fact in there, eh?

  7. Richie Lelas

    Richie Lelas16 kun oldin

    Ah c'mon! Very disappointed with Ireland. Best you can come up with is a story about the Arctic? I don't blame you to be honest, I live here and I can't think of anything better. But every other country had something about themselves, a bit of an explanation of who they are.

  8. Sam

    Sam18 kun oldin

    There was a lot more news you guys should know about Ireland in 2020. It was a very eventful year in politics, I don't think that a time capsule that pays no relevance to the country at all should show the news for an entire year 😐

  9. The Martian

    The Martian20 kun oldin

    We need a separate countdown for how many times the writer's leftism seeped into the video.

  10. MStrickkk

    MStrickkk17 kun oldin

    Like that time he didn't mention Trump helping make peace in the middle east? Was hoping I would find this comment.

  11. Nomi

    Nomi26 kun oldin

    From Pakistan 🇵🇰❤️

  12. Mario Kart GameCube

    Mario Kart GameCube27 kun oldin

    10:47 it wouldn't be a wendover video without talking about an airline establishing a new route

  13. Ulysses Chang

    Ulysses Chang27 kun oldin

    So much bigotry that I thought I was watching PolyMatter.

  14. ModernAdventurer

    ModernAdventurerOy oldin

    46:43 nice voice crack lol

  15. BrewDiePie

    BrewDiePieOy oldin

    Tbf. Norway have a overwhelming majority against whaling. And just a small part of our country actually consume whale meat. Here (earlier called Østfold, now called Viken) whale meat is not even avalible in any stores, there is no market for it here. We did however lift our sugar-tax and tobacco-tax that earlier made cosumers take a haul ride over the border to Sweden for said products. Since we've had vastly different pandemic strategies with our Swedish brothers, there has been a hard border, with penalties and fines for crossing, and even arrests for repeat offenders, our candy and tobacco sales have skyrocketed, and our government rakes in even more from sugar and tobacco compares to the last 4 years. Which is a change we, the people hope stays even after this global pandemic.

  16. Konstantins Avotins

    Konstantins AvotinsOy oldin

    Did no one else notice the people eating pizza with forks ?

  17. chloe legere

    chloe legereOy oldin

    I fall asleep with UZnick on and I wake up to this almost every day

  18. JBBrickman

    JBBrickman2 oy oldin

    oh so your not counting overseas territories that govern themselves independently but get military support or international representation handled by another nation? awww man, no Falkland Islands, or Saint Helena ect :(

  19. Andrew Carson

    Andrew Carson2 oy oldin

    Your pronunciation of Lesotho gets my like.

  20. Ťaryn C

    Ťaryn C2 oy oldin

    Palestine shouldn't be on here its not a country its a pathetic antisemitic nothing land that fires missiles at innocent people

  21. Warrick Terry

    Warrick Terry2 oy oldin

    Would love to see this done but, purely from internal news of the country. Eg, Mexico without mentioning USA. Oh not critical, really enjoyed thank you.

  22. Erin Thor

    Erin Thor2 oy oldin

    Am I the only one that found it humorous that the Melania Trump statue in her home country was burned? 🤣

  23. Jesse Charles

    Jesse Charles2 oy oldin

    What an amazing piece of art you've created.

  24. MrFestante

    MrFestante2 oy oldin

    You have in the same video but in two different parts cause and outcome of the same problem. Macedonia and Albania are not allowed in the EU so they dont overtake the marijuana monopolium of Netherlands.

  25. Justin Y

    Justin Y2 oy oldin

    That segue from Melinia Trump to Vultures was, lets be honest, fucking chefs kiss.

  26. Brian Kuehner

    Brian Kuehner2 oy oldin

    For the Mongolian flightless bird issue at are scientists thinking it's related to the magnetic poles shifting (assuming they see the field lines like birds that fly) or climate change related? Don't understand the reason those birds would travel that far.

  27. Poverty Chef

    Poverty Chef2 oy oldin

    Imagine calling a country embarrassed because it dared to enforce its culture at the cost of another.

  28. Aaron Brown

    Aaron Brown2 oy oldin

    Thanks for these news stories!

  29. Chris Floyd

    Chris Floyd2 oy oldin

    That was a good story to end on. Hope you do these every year

  30. Venusian Society

    Venusian Society2 oy oldin

    prisoners of geography is pathetic

  31. Willy McLima

    Willy McLima2 oy oldin

    Why don’t you have any links for this?

  32. ML Johnson

    ML Johnson2 oy oldin


  33. Deal Dr em Deal de em

    Deal Dr em Deal de em2 oy oldin

    He is one in a million, best among many, most trusted , I almost gave up on trading then I met him through a friend, Austin is the most trusted trading expert who helped the life of my family and I ,

  34. Deal Dr em Deal de em

    Deal Dr em Deal de em2 oy oldin

    -+/1/5/3/0/4/2/8/5/8/70/W/h/a/t/s/A/p/p/< With> / A/U/s/t/In/

  35. Mason Samuels

    Mason Samuels2 oy oldin

    Shout out to all my Jamaicans out there 🟡🟢⚫

  36. Carmo

    Carmo3 oy oldin

    The only thing that's missing from this video is a map of each country. Imagine zooming in and out on Google Earth or something.

  37. Happy Fox

    Happy Fox3 oy oldin

    so... you decide to sue to have "the Laundromat" taken off the network that is able to entice people to watch a horrible movie that is B grade at best... I really see a lot of people watching The Laundromat in the future, especially when I told my dad about it, when I told him the title and that a bunch of lawyers named inside the film are trying to have it taken down, he couldn't get off the phone fast enough to watch it.

  38. Shivani Batra

    Shivani Batra3 oy oldin

    Swiss justice system when millionaires/criminals launder money/evade taxes in Switzerland:👨🏽‍🦯🤷🏻‍♀️ Swiss justice system when 8 year olds use play money:🚓🚨🤭 Not surprising tho

  39. Bacon Inquisition

    Bacon Inquisition3 oy oldin

    Spoiler: Half as Interesting and Wendover Productions are definitely NOT the same person 🙄🙄🙄🙄🙄🙄 duh

  40. druisi

    druisi3 oy oldin

    I believe customary to just say "Salvadorian" instead of "El Salvadorian."

  41. Oroberus

    Oroberus3 oy oldin

    Wow ... Go Togo! Seriously, not even joking, nice job And in regards of mediators: Fuck them, fuck them raw until they're dead. This is not against mediation in the middle east but against mediaton in the middle east were either the USA, Russia or China are involved. Those 3 do not have anything to gain but lots to lose if the middle east finally start speaking with each other, especially the US and Russia are just using the middle east for their ongoing proxy wars and ressource exploitation. The only thing american or russian mediators are doing down there is making sure, that the hatred will no die down, what so ever.

  42. Derrick Starboyy

    Derrick Starboyy3 oy oldin

    What’s up with the population

  43. Nunya Bysnss

    Nunya Bysnss3 oy oldin

    Kryzgstan flag looks like the Xbox symbol

  44. excited box

    excited box3 oy oldin

    When you have 23 BILLION why do you need to dodge taxes? You would need to spend 300 MILLION a year to spend that money in 70 YEARS assuming you don't earn interest. Even at the most conservative interest rates your money will grow faster than you will ever spend it.

  45. Robert S

    Robert S3 oy oldin

    Outstanding reporting. Thank you.

  46. Amy jo Jinkerson

    Amy jo Jinkerson3 oy oldin

    way to go Barbatos

  47. Amy jo Jinkerson

    Amy jo Jinkerson3 oy oldin

    no wonder this world is advancing 1 countries taking over others

  48. Craig Brooke

    Craig Brooke3 oy oldin

    nb. Namibia is not a South African country but is a south west African country.

  49. britte miller

    britte miller3 oy oldin

    Wow... such varied grateful and ungrateful discourse here. I get all the sides but geez louise... Film making is HARD and EXPENSIVE. Give these guys some courtesy for what they got RIGHT and educate without being a dick... ya know, the whole sugar and vinegar mindset... or the message falls on deaf ears as does all nasty criticisms (versus constructive criticism).

  50. LaikaLycanthrope

    LaikaLycanthrope3 oy oldin

    There is no excuse for the wildlife trade. It's disgusting, and anyone who tries to excuse it is a disgusting excuse for a human soulless beast. And any human who would eat a dog has NO SOUL.

  51. Jo Pow

    Jo Pow3 oy oldin

    Another unequal biased Biden loving Trump hating leftist environmentalist channel. It’s a shame that you basically spew out information on your agenda.

  52. Nikki Holdmeier

    Nikki Holdmeier3 oy oldin

    How there nothing like that in this video and so what If he does he being centrist right now

  53. chrisrus1965

    chrisrus19653 oy oldin

    25:15 Countries that call it "soccer" include the US, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Japan, South Africa, Liberia, Lesotho, Nigeria, Fiji, Ireland, Samoa, and New Guinea. There are also many countries that call it something other than "football" or any other English word, including Italy, Poland, Korea, and China.

  54. Ryus Lalonde

    Ryus Lalonde3 oy oldin

    I liked the first one I’m not finishing this one all these damn prerolls are pissing me off

  55. JWPemperor

    JWPemperor3 oy oldin

    45:40 If you talk about a currency "Tuvalu Dollar" .. show it! Don't show the people an old collector who shows some early USSR coins.

  56. JWPemperor

    JWPemperor3 oy oldin

    32:45 "Imperial power" hohoho before 1713 the Netherlands was powerful but never imperial just global on the coast were they went for trade. It was only possible when Portugal became part of the Spanish empire our enemy because of the war of independence. The Republic became a trading nation after a wealthy group of people invested in getting their own herbs. And only 1 company would get the permit Verenigde Oostindische Compagnie VOC with at the west the WIC West Indische Compagnie were Dutch Guyana (Surinam) was part of. That is why the world knows the area as HOLLAND and the language Dutch Diets. After 1640~1660 many colonies were lost like Brasil and Angola and in 1713 some nations put the knife against their necks. "We talk about you, inside your borders, but you get NOTHING" The force had literally flown away.

  57. Charles Bee

    Charles Bee3 oy oldin

    Finished the video and already read the book XD actually a good suggestion

  58. Nikolay Dimirov

    Nikolay Dimirov3 oy oldin

    What a insignificant news story about my country Bulgaria, the bigest news was a 3 month protest going on against the goverment with thousands going on a street

  59. Solo Skipper

    Solo Skipper3 oy oldin

    Its time to start throwing tyrants into wood chippers balls first.

  60. Synchotron

    Synchotron4 oy oldin

    News You Missed: The famous little island of Puerto Rico (3.193,694) was struck by daily destructive earthquakes for several months for the first time since 1918.

  61. Rachael Dover

    Rachael Dover4 oy oldin

    The whole world on their knees to their masters. Hope they're happy now.

  62. Doctor Curiosity

    Doctor Curiosity4 oy oldin

    The Whakaari / White Island eruption in New Zealand was in December 2019. But that's okay, nothing really happened in 2020 other than an election and the trial of a mass murderer.

  63. Oliver Smalley

    Oliver Smalley4 oy oldin

    I want a pet elephant :(

  64. Guðbjörg María Ívarsdóttir

    Guðbjörg María Ívarsdóttir4 oy oldin

    I thought for Iceland they would maybe talk about some of the bigger news (at least these were bigger here) like how 2019 winter was so bad it lasted till summer and had massive snowstorm that did massive damage and killed people. Or maybe the massive cancer fuck up or maybe the newer more bigger news at the time of the video, how we had to evacuate a whole town because of a dangerous mudslide. It destroyed many houses few days before christmas. It was horrible. Though I had no idea about that news that did appear and it was interesting.

  65. Nicholas Leclerc

    Nicholas Leclerc4 oy oldin

    6:48 "90 billion dollar..." Subtitles : "20. Take it or leave it."

  66. Emma Hill

    Emma Hill4 oy oldin

    It'd be great to have something like this at the end of every year

  67. malabo10

    malabo104 oy oldin

    26:06 man for such a brilliant video you dropped the ball on Equatorial Guinea. You mistook it with Guinea (Conakry) 🤦🏿‍♂️🤦🏿‍♂️🤦🏿‍♂️

  68. danemlive

    danemlive4 oy oldin

    When you watch this series for almost two hours waiting for your country and the story ends up being about an Englishman! #Antigua #Barbuda

  69. Wesley Paul

    Wesley Paul4 oy oldin

    I have been watching the lost civilizations. The climate ended most of these civilizations without an SUV or modern factories. We cannot control the environment it will change. Follow the money

  70. brianpc pc

    brianpc pc4 oy oldin

    these huge donations are always an excuse to skim of the top . corruption is what the donations are often about . even in china these take overs are obviusly a power grab ,which destabilises an entire continent . then due to absolute ignorance by most goverments this spurs war in our past . postulating slavery and debt to china . this harmful practice only bolsters china's land grab and rape of the wild . yet not alone in its greed the growing population of people need fed yet who will do this when there is nothing left to eat ? literally ! shark fins filling boats an sharks thrown back into the water . often still alive ! left to die and without fins china buys ports and by making the islands in debt first take over the entire port where they run it without outside or native laws or fishing rules . while it may call this comment hatred racism or hate speech or a nuance . the people are worked into slavery . you missed that in the news . while enormous amounts of people know about it nobody can do anything without starting war with china . as china does not listen . like may other greedy countries before it ruined the planet in our actual historical past . resources are not a bank we can keep borrowing from . this means our children and grandchildren are in debt while we die and pass on in our negative splendour . kind regards . p.s. dont have nightmares . just allow your grandchildren's future those nighmares right ?

  71. edit challenge

    edit challenge4 oy oldin

    20:52 if you are looking for pet elephants, don't go to Namibia. They sell people who look for pet elephants...

  72. Gaming Elite

    Gaming Elite4 oy oldin

    Pakistani Basmati rice was sold everywhere with a made in India tag for many years. Believe me, I have seen this in Saudia for example Pakistani companies put made in India tags on Basmati as they think people wouldn want more Indian products because of its population, it is now known to the world and that is why Pakistani production has "doubled" and Indian "production" is now much less.

  73. Gaming Elite

    Gaming Elite4 oy oldin

    I loved your videos but plz u should include this

  74. Smith Mitchell

    Smith Mitchell4 oy oldin

    The hushed hair alternatively matter because bagel neatly delight for a expensive shingle. wrong, productive territory

  75. Toni High

    Toni High4 oy oldin

    0:16 I am Swiss and I did not know that.. It was not even in the media, where did you find it?

  76. ProSpect

    ProSpect4 oy oldin

    There is no such thing as soccer, its called football

  77. motz

    motz4 oy oldin

    News of the World (2020) ⮘ f'u'l'l M'o 'V'i'E ⮘ ᴡᴀᴛᴄʜ ɴᴏᴡ ☛ *All Subtitles* √™ Lorsqu'une pilule qui donne aux utilisateurs cinq minutes de super pouvoirs inattendus arrive dans les rues de la Nouvelle-Orléans, un adolescent marchand et un policier local doivent faire équipe avec un ancien soldat pour ""faire tomber le groupe responsable de sa fabrication. √™ Когда таблетка, дающая пользователям пять минут неожиданных сверхспособностей, попадает на улицы Нового Орлеана, торговец-подросток и местный полицейский √™должны объединиться с бывшим солдатом, чтобы уничтожить группу, √™ответственную за ее создание. """"""*-"

  78. nookie

    nookie4 oy oldin

    News of the World (2020) ⮘ f'u'l'l M'o'V'i'E ᴡᴀᴛᴄʜ ɴᴏᴡ ☛ *All Subtitles* √™ Lorsqu'une pilule qui donne aux utilisateurs cinq minutes de super pouvoirs inattendus arrive dans les rues de la Nouvelle-Orléans, un adolescent marchand et un policier local doivent faire équipe avec un ancien soldat pour faire tomber le groupe responsable de sa fabrication. √™ nicely hzggggggg kdhfjdsq qweieiurwehjf', we are best

  79. rainmoreturely

    rainmoreturely4 oy oldin

    News of the World (2020) f'u"l'l M'o'V'i"E Watch: -All Subtitle √™ Lorsqu'une pilule qui donne aux utilisateurs cinq minutes de super pouvoirs inattendus arrive dans les rues de la Nouvelle-Orléans, un adolescent marchand et un policier local doivent faire équipe avec un ancien soldat pour faire tomber le groupe responsable de sa fabrication. √™ Когда таблетка, дающая пользователям пять минут неожиданных сверхспособностей, попадает на улицы Нового Орлеана, торговец-подросток и местный полицейский должны объединиться с бывшим солдатом, чтобы уничтожить группу, √™ответственную за ее создание. """"""""" √™

  80. vely

    vely4 oy oldin

    News of the World (2020) ⮚ Füll MöVíë ⮚ ᴡᴀᴛᴄʜ ☛ `All Subtitle Available' √™ Lorsqu'une pilule qui donne aux utilisateurs cinq minutes de super pouvoirs inattendus arrive dans les rues de la Nouvelle-Orléans, un adolescent marchand et un policier local doivent faire équipe avec un ancien soldat pour faire tomber le groupe responsable de sa fabrication. √™ rispettivi prevenirliŠi traka filma ir tik forša, tik neticama. Es tikko pabeidzu a*PiqtM

  81. Rick garcia

    Rick garcia4 oy oldin

    40 people dead in Nicaragua ? 😳

  82. Quail Promulgator

    Quail Promulgator4 oy oldin

    8:50 Ah yes, Congo's flag...not

  83. Afri Xplore

    Afri Xplore4 oy oldin

    Where's Zimbabwe and Zambia

  84. naptownsfinest2345

    naptownsfinest23454 oy oldin

    This was so cool

  85. FlipNasty

    FlipNasty4 oy oldin

    The reason Icelandic people cant smell rotton or foul fish i think is because of all the fermented shark meat... (can't remember the name) whale shark or something

  86. FlipNasty

    FlipNasty4 oy oldin

    Interesting stuff.. Just wish that there was actual videos, clips or even pictures referring to at least some of the stories

  87. That One Lad

    That One Lad4 oy oldin

    everyone's gansta till the fish start farming alongside their shrimp dog

  88. Teenie Queenie

    Teenie Queenie4 oy oldin

    ABSOLUTLY love your videos!!! Thanks:)

  89. Céline Ghandour

    Céline Ghandour4 oy oldin

    BRO???? So many things you could’ve talked about in Lebanon, and you chose this??😭😭😭😭😭😭 Literally the most useless news of the year nothing happened. Talk about bisri dam, talk about beirut port blast!!!

  90. Mr. Rene Moreno

    Mr. Rene Moreno4 oy oldin

    Cool to see now! Curious now! Keep up the good work now! Be well now!


    TREE STUMP4 oy oldin

    Holy ads

  92. Robban

    Robban4 oy oldin

    We want more!!

  93. Rex Longfellow

    Rex Longfellow4 oy oldin

    East Timor DEFINITELY DIDN'T get a better deal lol

  94. Rex Longfellow

    Rex Longfellow4 oy oldin

    Man if only the world's news was like Mongolia's: a long flight by a bird

  95. Vojin Nedovic

    Vojin Nedovic4 oy oldin

    For Montenegro news,in my oppinion better news would have been the change of goverment.Montenegro got rid of its goverment,that ruled Montenegro for continuous 30 years.

  96. MCIV

    MCIV4 oy oldin 🥀

  97. a a

    a a4 oy oldin

    Fun fact: Ronaldinho did'n need a fake passport to enter Paraguy. In fact, if you are Brazilian, you don't even need a passport to enter a Mercosul country, just your id is enough. He really got in jail for nothing.

  98. Joseph Stalin

    Joseph Stalin4 oy oldin

    8:22 that’s the flag of the democratic republic of the Congo, not the republic of the Congo. Close, but not quite

  99. Gguyd

    Gguyd4 oy oldin

    you're 220 thousand people off on the population of nz

  100. WeThePeople

    WeThePeople4 oy oldin

    MAYBE..... the bird doesn't normally fly as far as its been tracked BUT, for the fact, it'd been installed with a foreign object and, was trying to get the F*&@EEN THING OFF. Who cares how far it goes? Leave nature and its inhabitants alone. Mind'cha binesse. Y'know it's only gonna end up being used for evil, ANYway.

  101. Got A Bot

    Got A Bot4 oy oldin

    New Israeli drug cured 29 of 30 moderate/serious COVID cases in days - hospital

  102. WillyTheComposer

    WillyTheComposer4 oy oldin

    I totally understand why the Turkmen President might have a fascination with that breed.

  103. William Templier

    William Templier4 oy oldin

    Eswatini or ... Western Sahara?

  104. Rendor Williams

    Rendor Williams4 oy oldin

    Beautiful footage !