August marks the 100th anniversary of Mother Teresa's birth and few will be prouder than the citizens of her birthplace Skopje.
CNN's Anna Coren meets a boy from Skopje, Macedonia, who is very unlike other children of his age.
Housing over a quarter of the country's population, Skopje is Macedonia's largest and most diverse city. With a long history marked by Roman, Byzantine and Ottoman rule, the region boasts a wealth of ancient sites and intriguing relics.
Macedonia is a small mountainous, landlocked country bordering Albania, Bulgaria, Greece, Kosovo and Serbia.
An army ammunition dump explodes in Albania, sending a mushroom cloud soaring over nearby homes.
Government leaders and heads of state have been paying their last respects to Macedonia's late president, Boris Trajkovski, who died last week in a plane crash.
Macedonian President Boris Trajkovski, a moderate credited for helping to unite his ethnically divided country, is feared to have been killed in a plane crash in southeastern Bosnia.