coup d'etat

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a sudden and decisive change of government illegally or by force

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Rex Bolo guilty of committing the crime of coup detat and sentenced them to six to 12 years in jail.
Hayes was on hand with more than 50 family, friends and colleagues to cheer home 7-1 chance Coup Detat ahead of Clonlusk Savings and the 1-2 favourite, Swift Jade, who could never get competitive after a slow start and subsequent trouble.
Since Lt-Col Obiang Nuguema came to power on 3 August 1979 in a coup detat, and then proceeded to turn himself into a civilian president through fraudulent elections, he has reinforced his political and military presence via oppression and terror.
In this second of a superb two-volume study of the Russian Revolution of 1905, Abraham Ascher focuses on events and developments between January 1906 and June 3, 1907, when Prime Minister Peter Stolypin staged his notorious coup detat against the government's political opposition.
The elections mark that the transition process has successfully come to an end, and demonstrate the robustness of the Burkinabe democracy following the popular uprising in 2014 against president Blaise Compaor as well as the failed coup detat in September this year.
From the early 1970s to the early 2000s, the former four of these political parties were closed down by the Turkish Constitutional Court, in most cases in the aftermath of a coup detat, but the building blocks of their programs, adapted from the basic Islamic institutions, remained the same to a great extent.
This is pretty much a nightmare version of reality, where the rebels have gathered enough forces-even airborne assets-to carry out a coup detat and an invasion.
The coup detat against Allende shattered the lives of millions of people and broke the country.
The United States does not recognize the Madagascar regime, which seized power in a 2009 coup detat, but is the largest bilateral donor, providing approximately $85 million in humanitarian assistance in 2011, primarily through food and health programs managed by USAID.
The Charter of Democracy was signed by Pakistan Muslim League chief Mian Nawaz Sharif and Pakistan Peoples Party leader Benazir Bhutto on May 14, 2006 in London, gesticulating an alliance between two significant political parties of Pakistan, to end the military rule established by the 1999 coup detat by General Pervez Musharraf.
Hills (Swindon): 4-11 Swift Jade, 6 Clonlusk Savings, 8 Wise Susie, 10 Coup Detat, Rith Cinnte, 50 Headline City.
The other heat went to Jim Little's Rith Cinnte, who made all in defeating Coup Detat by over two lengths in 43.
Coup Detat is a tempting proposition for the 595-metre contest but is having his first race of the year and a far safer choice is the well-drawn Grayfox Chip, who at 4-1, represents reasonable value.
Elsewhere, Oxford stages the final of the Half Grand Midi final over 595m, which looks between heat winners Grayfox Chip and Coup Detat.
Caloona Striker (T4) leads on the first circuit with Daisyfield Seani (T5) and Greenacre Lin (T3) close up, followed by Coup Detat (T1), Princessmonalulu (t6) and Zigzag Stewart (T2) Oxford pictures: STEVE NASH' Greenacre Lin on the podium after her William Hill Cesarewitch victory with (left to right) kennelhand Ed Marr, Jackie and George Aldersley and trainer Brian Clemenson