Albania

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Geo answer

The answer to today's Geo Quiz is Albania, the world's first officially atheist country. Albania's Communist leaders banned all religious organizations in 1967 and anyone caught worshipping suffered severe penalties. But religion rose up again after Communism fell in the early 1990's. Correspondent David Chanatry has the story.

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Norman Wisdom big in Albania

British comic actor Norman Wisdom has died. His portrayal of bumbling characters won fans not only in Britain but in the unlikeliest of places. Bill Hamilton was the first BBC correspondent to get into Albania during the Communist regime.