Cities Made Famous by the News

Can you name these cities that many people only know because of the news?
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The city where the deadly virus known as "Coronavirus" started
Wuhan
2018
This city hosted the winter olympics 2018
Pyeongchang
2014
One of two big Iraqi cities to fall to IS
Mosul
2011
A Nuclear disaster happened outside this city, due to an Earthquake and Tsunami
Fukushima
1999
The ____ High School massacre was a school shooting and attempted bombing in Colorado
Columbine
1995
In this small former Yugoslavian city a massacre took place that resulted in 8000 deads
Srebrenica
1993
Both movies and books such as "Black Hawk Down" have been based upon the U.S. military's raid of this city
Mogadishu
1983
Two truck bombs struck buildings in here housing American and French servicer members of the Multinational Forces
Beirut
1955
Disneyland was build here
Anaheim
1947
The ____ UFO incident was named after this town in New Mexico even though the crash happened at a ranch 75 miles from it
Roswell
1942
The largest single attack ever mounted by a foreign power on Australia was fought here
Darwin
1937
During a civil war this city was bombed by the Condor Legion of Nazi Germany and and the Italian Aviazione Legionaria
Guernica
1918
The Treaty to end the WW1 was done here
Versailles
1900
The city was struck by the deadliest natural disaster in the US and killed around 6000-8000 residents
Galveston
1869
The canal with the same name as the city was opened to connect the Mediterranean Sea to the Indian Ocean
Suez
1692
A series of hearings and prosecutions of people accused of witchcraft happened in this city
Salem
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