Tradition has it that Alexander the Great had timber cut here for the fearful weapon of the Macedonian army, the 6m long spear called “Sarissa”
Many residents came out of their homes and spent the night with blankets in their cars
A city with rich history & many different faces
At the time the tomb was discovered scholars said it was one of the most splendid & important archeological finds since WWII
During his visit to Skopje, the Greek Foreign Minister, Nikos Kotzias stressed the need to boost economic cooperation
Researchers believe Qalatga Darband -roughly translated "castle of the mountain pass"- is on the route Alexander the Great took to attack Darius III in 331 BC
"I’ve felt for a long time that the FYROM's name dispute should have been solved many years ago"
"Despite the change of leadership, it seems that irredentism continues to be the dominant state ideology and day-to-day political practice"