The new face of Skopje

Published 0703 GMT (1503 HKT) October 4, 2011
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The "Warrior on a Horse" statue in the Macedonian captial Skopje depicting Alexander the Great
Children perform in front of a triumphal arch, for the ceremony of Independence on September 8,2011. AFP/Getty Images
Crowds celebrate the European success of the Macedonian national basketball team in front of the new Warrior on a Horse statue in Skopje's main square. AFP/ Getty Images