Somalia is one of the most unsafe countries for journalists: 45 Somali reporters were killed between 2007 and 2015, according to the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ).
At the time, it described the dead as "enemy combatants" and that they were members of al Shabaab, the al-Qaeda linked insurgent group.
Bitcoin slumps below $16000, triggering a freeze of futures trading
Brokers including E*Trade Financial Corp., TD Ameritrade Holding Corp. and Ally Financial Inc. will probably follow suit. But while volatile compared with traditional currencies or assets, the rise on Monday was relatively tame for bitcoin.
The security chiefs said the circumstances under which the suicide bomber infiltrated the heavily guarded police academy remain unclear. Al-Shabaab carries out frequent bombings in Mogadishu and other towns.
"We can confirm that at least 17 people were killed and 17 others wounded after a suicide attack targeted General Kahiye Police Academy", Abdullahi Hamid, state minister for the office of the prime minister, told local media.
"A man wearing an explosive vest entered the camp disguised as a policeman, and blew himself up", police officer Mohamed Abdulle said.
Microsoft announces Reddit partnership, new AI features for Bing
Android users will also be able to run Cortana as a launcher soon, both on its own and in a partnership deal with Cheetah Mobile. Text in image search is now rolling out and will be available to all Office 365 commercial subscribers by the end of December.
"This strike supports our partner forces by removing an imminent threat to the people of Mogadishu", according to the statement. In October, a huge truck bombing blamed on the Shabaab killed as many as 512 people, levelling buildings in the capital's busy Kilometre 5 neighbourhood.
Al-Shabab has converted itself into the deadliest Islamic extremist group in the African continent.
A 22,000-strong African Union force (Amisom) is in Somalia trying to help the government recapture territory from militants.
Veterans Home to host wreath-laying ceremony on December 16
Although all wreaths have been donated for the ceremony, contributions of time and funds for next year's event are appreciated. In Waynesboro, Fishburne Military School honored veterans on Tuesday during their Wreaths Across America ceremony.