Cities Made Famous by the News #2

Can you name these cities that many people only know because of the news?
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2019
Two consecutive terrorist shooting attacks occurred at mosques here
Christchurch
2018
A gunman opened fire with a semi-automatic rifle at a high school in a city in Florida
Parkland
2012 - 2016
A four year long battle took place in Syria's biggest city
Aleppo
2012
The ____ attack was a coordinated attack against two US government facilities
Benghazi
1993
The ____ siege was the siege of a compound belonging to the religious sect
Branch Davidians
Waco
1988
Used to be the world's most dangerous city, also the city where Pablo Escobar died
Medellín
1986
The city where what is believed to be the worst nuclear accident in history happened
Chernobyl
1978
909 people died on November 18 by Cyanide poisoning in an event termed "revolutionary suicide"
Jonestown
1972
The city where "Bloody Sunday" took place
Londonderry
1945
Nuclear bombs was dropped on these two cities during WW2
Hiroshima
1945
Nagasaki
1940
As the allies were loosing the battle of France this was the city they evacuated to Britain from
Dunkirk
1929
The ____ Conventions are rules that apply only in times of armed conflict and seek to protect people who are not taking part in hostilities
Geneva
1914
This is the city where WW1 may have started, due to
the Assassination of Franz Ferdinand
Sarajevo
1863
A battle was fought here from July 1-3 during the American civil war and was the turning point of the war
Gettysburg
1815
The battle in this city in Belgium marked the ending of the Napoleonic Wars
Waterloo
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