2018 wasn't ALL bad. Here are all the good things that happened in the world.

Updated 1517 GMT (2317 HKT) December 20, 2018

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(CNN)Well 2018, it's been real. We had our good times and our bad times -- and our strange times in between. We can't say you were our favorite, but we'd be ungrateful if we didn't give props to the good things you brought.

THE WORLD

North and South Korea vowed to formally end the Korean WarCuba announced a new president, ending the 59-year Castro leadershipIraq had its first parliamentary elections since the defeat of ISIS in the country Canada became the second nation in the world, after Uruguay, to legalize marijuana Mexico is selling its $218.7 million presidential plane to use funds for poor communitiesSouth Korea closed its largest dog meat slaughterhouseMeghan Markle became the first woman of color to join the British royal family