by Ivan Krastev
In the film Casablanca, a youthful, innocent and newly married Bulgarian woman approaches Rick (Humphrey Bogart) begging for help to get an exit visa for the US. She is ready to do everything, only to escape from her own country. Perhaps Casablanca was a formative film for David Cameron, who in an interview earlier this month claimed that Britain is threatened by a wave of "benefits tourists" from Europe whose only ambition is to come and abuse the British welfare system....
British model Naomi Campbell (left) is comforted by a friend as she reacts emotional after passing the coffin of South Africa`s former president Nelson Mandela (background) lying in state at the Union Buildings in Pretoria on December 11, 2013....
"What stormed out in Bulgaria during the last few months was a whirlwind of lies. On their basis a protest movement was organized - someone motivated people to come out in protest, to try to clash with police, to destroy ... read
A husband comes home late in the night. His wife starts yelling at him:
“Where the heck have you been?”