Somali journalist killed in front of children

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Mourners pray over the body of Somali journalist Mohamed Ibrahim, a news presenter for Kalsan TV, before his burial in Mogadishu, Somalia Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2017. Ibrahim died at a hospital late Monday after being injured by a bomb concealed in his car in Mogadishu’s Wadajir district, according to a fellow journalist who works for the same broadcaster. (AP/Farah Abdi Warsameh)
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Relatives mourn Somali journalist Mohamed Ibrahim, a news presenter for Kalsan TV, before his burial in Mogadishu, Somalia Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2017. Ibrahim died at a hospital late Monday after being injured by a bomb concealed in his car in Mogadishu's Wadajir district, according to a fellow journalist who works for the same broadcaster. (AP/Farah Abdi Warsameh)
Updated 12 December 2017
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Somali journalist killed in front of children

MOGADISHU: A Somali television journalist was killed by a car bomb in front of his children, relatives said, the fifth murder of a journalist in the war-torn country this year.
Mohamed Ibrahim Gabow, a journalist working for Kalsan TV, had taken a break from work to spend time with his children.
He had just left his home on Monday afternoon when a bomb planted beneath the driver’s seat ripped through the car. He later died of his wounds in hospital.
“He was a professional journalist dedicated to working for the public,” grieving relative Mohamed Abdirahman said late Monday. “We don’t know why they killed him in front of his children.”
No one has claimed responsibility for the attack, but journalists have been regularly targeted by rival forces in the long-running conflict.
“The explosive device was attached beneath the driver’s seat of the car,” said police officer Ibrahim Mohamed.
Somalia is one of the most dangerous countries for journalists: 45 Somali reporters were killed between 2007 and 2015, according to the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ).
Mohamed Ibrahim, head of the National Union of Somali Journalists, called it a “senseless murder.”


The Six: The UAE’s most Googled people in 2018

UAE's most Googled people in 2018. (Shutterstock)
Updated 17 December 2018
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The Six: The UAE’s most Googled people in 2018

DUBAI: Google recently released its list of the world’s most searched for topics in 2018 and the UAE’s list of the most googled personalities show just how celebrity obsessed we all are at heart.

If you’re late to the party, grab your phone and google these famous names now.

Meghan Markle
The American-born British royal was the most googled personality in the world in 2018 — and UAE-based Internet users mirrored that trend.

Nick Jonas
The second most googled personality in the UAE this year climbed to new heights of fame when he married Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra in December.

Logan Paul
Third on the list is disgraced YouTube star Logan Paul, who was widely criticized at the beginning of the year when he uploaded a video that showed the body of an apparent suicide victim in Japan.

Sylvester Stallone
Fourth on the list is “Rocky” star Stallone, who also happens to be the most searched for actor in the world this year.

Freddie Mercury
The UAE’s fifth most googled personality is rock legend Freddie Mercury — most likely due to the release of hit film “Bohemian Rhapsody.”

Sonam Kapoor
The Bollywood actress rounds out the list of the UAE’s six most googled personalities and her headline-making nuptials in 2018 could be the reason.