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was not rehired in his teaching positions and the Islamic Center leadership called for him to step down, but he refused. The Center split between his supporters and those of its trustees. '''WDOK''' (102.1 FM (FM broadcasting)) — branded '''The New 102''' — is a commercial adult contemporary radio station (Radio broadcasting) licensed to Cleveland, Ohio, serving Greater Cleveland and much of surrounding Northeast Ohio. The WDOK


'' visiting museums and buildings in Afghanistan, Iraq and Israel to see how recent warfare has affected the country's historic artefacts, and ''What the Industrial Revolution Did for Us'' focusing on the scientific, technological and political changes of the 19th century. In the early 1960s, Nikita Khrushchev's regime escalated anti-Islamic propaganda. Then, on several occasions in the 1970s and 1980s, the Kremlin leadership called for renewed efforts to combat religion, including


recognition immediately. With the recently announced Russian military reconstruction and certain British communications, the possibility of war was a prime topic at the German Imperial War Council of 8 December 1912 in Berlin, an informal meeting of some of Germany's top military leadership called on short notice by the Kaiser (Wilhelm II, German Emperor). Attending the conference were Kaiser Wilhelm II, Admiral Alfred von Tirpitz


official stance on the situation; it seemed, according to Beverley Male, that the Soviet leadership tried to force a confrontation between Afghanistan and its enemies. Amin also tried to appease the Shia communities by meeting with their leaders; despite this, a section of the Shia leadership called for the continuation of the resistance. Subsequently a revolt broke out in a Shia populated district in Kabul; this was the first sign of unrest in Kabul since the Saur Revolution. Commons:Category:Pakistan WikiPedia:Pakistan Dmoz:Regional Asia Pakistan

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; Brezhnev's next two successors, transitional figures with deep roots in his tradition, did not last long. Yuri Andropov was 68 years old and Konstantin Chernenko 72 when they assumed power; both died in less than two years. In an attempt to avoid a third short-lived leader, in 1985, the Soviets turned to the next generation and selected Mikhail Gorbachev. Gorbachev made significant changes in the economy and party leadership, called ''perestroika''. His policy of ''glasnost'' freed

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initiatives of its own; adhered to pacifist principles embodied in the 1947 constitution (Constitution of Japan), referred to as the "peace constitution"; and generally took a passive, low-profile role in world affairs. Relations with other countries were governed by what the leadership called "omnidirectional diplomacy," which was essentially a policy of maintaining political neutrality in foreign affairs while expanding economic relations wherever possible. This policy

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