coup d'etat

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Synonyms for coup d'etat

Synonyms for coup d'etat

a sudden and decisive change of government illegally or by force

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Long-serving William Hill odds compiler, John Hayes, presents to the Hilltop Gang, owners of Coup Detat, after the dog romped the race named to mark his retirement
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 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
Coup Detat is here on merit and does have the best of the draw, but he will need a career-best effort to spring a major surprise.
Daisyfield Seani contests her second final after running fourth in the Test at Walthamstow, and to her credit is having only the sixth six-bend race of her career to date, but along with Swindon raider Coup Detat, looks to have too much to do on the stopwatch, whilst Clemenson's 'second string' Princessmonalulu is one to keep an eye on should the race get messy up front.
Semi-final draw with Hills outright betting: 1st semi: 1 Comokee (33) 2 Coup Detat (66) 3 Greenacre Lin (9-4) 4 Shelbourne Mona (20) 5 Locomotive Flyer (66) 6 Princessmon-alulu (7)
Such plans include wars, political assassinations, coup detats, financial melt downs, economical crisis, political conflicts, and brainwashing nations among many others,.