China in October 2014 overtook the US to become the world’s largest economy in Purchasing Power Parity (PPP) terms.
India voted against the provisions of UN draft resolution asking all those countries that have not joined the NPT to accede to it as non-nuclear weapon states.
Protestors on 30 October 2014 set ablaze Parliament of Burkina Faso against vote to allow President another term.
Sweden on 30 October 2014 became the first European Union (EU) country to officially recognise the State of Palestine.
Bangladesh fundamentalist Jamaat-e-Islami party chief Matiur Rahman Nizami was on 29 October 2014 sentenced to death by Bangladesh war crimes tribunal
Deeper integration for peace and prosperity was chosen as the theme for the upcoming 18th SAARC Summit to be held in Kathmandu on 30 October 2014.
India on 29 October 2014 was re-elected to United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC).
World Bank on 29 October 2014 released the Doing Business 2015: Going Beyond Efficiency Report.
World Economic Forum (WEF) on 28 October 2014 released the Global Gender Gap Report 2014.
Taiwan banned its government officials from higher studies in mainland China for national security reasons.
The General Assembly of Association of Asian Election Authorities (AAEA) on 29 October 2014 elected Election Commission of India (ECI) as Chair of the organisation for the next two years.
51 countries signed agreement to automatically swap tax information beginning in 2017 to crackdown on tax evasion.
India along with 20 other countries on 23 October 2014 signed an agreement to become the founding member of the China-backed Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB).
India and Vietnam on 28 October 2014 signed seven Memoranda of Understandings in New Delhi.
India on 28 October 2014 announced to modernise defence forces of Vietnam.
United Kingdom and the US Marines ended combat operations in Hemland province of Afghanistan.
Dilma Rousseff has been re-elected as the President of Brazil after securing 51.45 percent votes in closely fought elections.
A former mushroom and poultry farmer Leah Kalanguka was crowned as Miss Uganda 2014 on 26 October 2014.
Parliament of Australia on 19 October 2014 lifted ban on facial coverings including burqas and niqabs in Public areas.
The World Health Organisation (WHO) on 20 October 2014 declared Nigeria as Ebola free country.
India and Nepal signed a Power Trade Agreement (PTA) that allows the exchange of electricity between the two countries.
India re-elected to the UNHRC for the period of 2015 to 2017 in the election that was held in the UN General Assembly in New York.
Pakistan-BGA challenged Geographical Indication (GI) tag of basmati rice to Madhya Pradesh in IPAB.
The US has tightened its guidelines for health workers who are treating patients with Ebola virus, calling for new competency training.
India and China have agreed to step up engagements between their militaries by setting up hotlines between the Army headquarters.
Joko Widodo on 20 October 2014 was sworn in as seventh president of Indonesia.
South African Tourism launched Gandhi–Inspired Tourist Attraction project that identifies 13 places in South Africa.
Egypt on 18 October 2014 signed contracts with six international firms to carry out dredging of the new Suez Canal.
Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry of Japan Yuko Obuchi on 20 October 2014 resigned from her position.
UNSC urged the international community to step up their support for the Iraqi government in intensifying their battle against ISIS fighters