Articles By Umberto Bacchi

From Politics & Policy Dec 12, 2013

Israel: Black Lawmaker Pnina Tamano-Shata Barred from Donating Blood over Ethiopian Origins

Magen David Adom blood drive turns down Knesset member over HIV prevention regulations.

From Politics & Policy Dec 12, 2013

Kim Jong-un Takes ‘Dear Leader’ Nickname from Father Kim Jong-il

Pyongyang media give North Korea's young dictator same appellation as his predecessor.

From Society Dec 12, 2013

Time Person of the Year 2013: Pope Francis Glad, Vatican Cool [VIDEO]

Vatican says US magazine award to Argentinian pontiff Jorge Mario Bergoglio unsurprising.

From Politics & Policy Dec 12, 2013

Nelson Mandela Lying in State: Emotional Scenes as Family, Celebrities and Ordinary South Africans Pay Respects [PHOTOS]

Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, Bono, Naomi Campbell and Jacob Zuma among people who paid tribute to anti-apartheid icon at Pretoria Union Buildings

From Politics & Policy Dec 11, 2013

CAR: UN Peacekeeper Gunned Down On Camera amid Bangui Violence [GRAPHIC VIDEO]

French Paratroopers Nicolas Vokaer and Antoine Le Quinio killed in Central African Republic as President Hollande visits

From Society Dec 11, 2013

Nelson Mandela: Motorcade Takes Madiba’s Body to Pretoria Union Buildings [PHOTOS]

South African leader’s body to lie in slate at amphitheatre where he was sworn in as president.

From Politics & Policy Dec 11, 2013

Nelson Mandela Memorial Service in Pictures: Obama, Castro, Zuma [PHOTOS]

World leaders gather in Soweto, Johannesburg, to pay tribute to anti-apartheid hero.

From Politics & Policy Dec 11, 2013

Nelson Mandela Memorial Service: South African President Jacob Zuma's Speech [FULL TEXT]

There is no one quite like Madiba, President Jacob Zuma tells Johannesburg’s FNB Stadium

From Politics & Policy Dec 10, 2013

Nelson Mandela Memorial Service: As it Happened [VIDEO]

World says goodbye to former South African president Nelson Mandela.

From Politics & Policy Dec 10, 2013

Putin Appoints ‘Anti-Gay Pro-Kremlin Pundit’ Dmitry Kiselyov to Head News Agency

Ria Novosti and Voice of Russia replaced by Rossiya Segodnya in further Kremlin media crackdown.