Almost Country Names

For each word below, change just two letters to get the name of a country.
A "change" means replacing one letter with another, removing one letter, or adding one letter. Capitalization is irrelevant.
For example, if the word were "Remark", you would answer "Denmark".
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Last updated: September 17, 2014
First submittedMarch 9, 2014
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Word
Country
Canary
Canada
Tile
Chile
Algebra
Algeria
Braid
Brazil
Wand
Rwanda
Normal
Norway
Irony
Iran
Portal
Portugal
Whiny
China
Cobra
Cuba
Word
Country
Crypt
Egypt
Malice
Mali
Rustic
Russia
Realize
Belize
Plant
Poland
Bowman
Oman
Guiles
Guinea
Dominion
Dominica
Lens
Laos
Later
Qatar
Word
Country
Tigers
Niger
Fern
Peru
Prune
Brunei
Cold
Chad
Salty
Malta
Neat
Nepal
Tough
Togo or Tonga
Pin
Spain
Kiwi
Fiji
Denim
Benin
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Level 49
Mar 29, 2014
Canada could work for panda
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Level 49
Mar 30, 2014
Oops, you're right. I've replaced that clue with a new one.
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Level 56
Sep 16, 2014
Tonga for tough works also (u => n, h => a) ;)
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Level 49
Sep 17, 2014
You're right. Added that as an alternate answer.
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Level 68
Feb 25, 2015
Crypt could work for Cyprus.