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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Au lendemain du coup d'etat unanimement condamne par la communaute internationale, les consultations s'intensifient a Ouagadougou au cœur d'une demarche africaine de [beaucoup moins que] reconciliation nationale [beaucoup plus grand que].
On the political front this period witnessed the toppling of the military dictator Ja'afar Nimeiri in 1985, followed by a period of civilian democracy in which Sadiq al-Mahdi (great grandson of Muhammad Ahmed the 19th century Mahdi) was elected and ruled as Prime Minister until the nascent, fragile democracy was overthrown in an Islamist military coup d'etat in 1989 led by General 'Umar Hasan al-Bashir and politically backed by Muslim Brother leader Hasan al-Turabi.
But he was fired by President Kiir on July 23, 2013, and was later accused of plotting a coup d'etat, which he denied.
impliques dans la tentative de coup d'Etat [beaucoup plus grand que], selon le communique du Conseil des ministres.
The coup d'Etat took place, Wednesday, at a time in which Burkina Faso is preparing for the organisation of presidential and legislative elections due, October 11.
Ce coup d'Etat militaire intervient a moins d'un mois d'elections presidentielle et legislatives dont le premier tour etait prevu le 11 octobre et qui devaient clore la transition ouverte apres la chute de Blaise Compaore.
6-7 pogrom, the May 27, 1960 coup d'etat, the 1964 Greek expulsion, the March 12, 1971 coup d'etat, the occupation of Cyprus, the Sept.
RIYADH, March 23 (KUNA) -- Saudi Arabia and Britain Monday rejected the Houthis' coup d'etat in Yemen and reiterated support to President Abd Rabbuh Mansur Hadi.
History has shown that the fascist thugs who brought the downfall of the last Kiev government in a coup d'etat will stop at nothing to break and control the pro-Russian area of that country.
When one observes these people how they flaunt with their own shame and talk lingo for the grave danger from the former communists who allegedly want to perform coup d'etat and sell the name of Macedonia one cannot go without wondering are these the same people who we personally know in a totally different spotlight?
conspiracy of plotting a coup d'etat plan against the President of the friendly Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, the Foreign and Expatriates Ministry said Monday.
In order to qualify an accusation for coup d'etat activities and violent threat on the statutory regime, it is necessary to hold authentic proofs which have to be justified in court", announced university professor Osman Kadriu.
Air Burkina's strategic partner, the Aga Khan Fund for Economic Development (AKFED), is very much confident regarding Burkinabe national carrier's recover in the short term, despite recent unrest that culminated in a coup d'etat which toppled strongman Blaise Compaore.
Luate was reacting to comments last month by former vice-president turned rebel leader Riek Machar who said Museveni had dismissed claims of a coup d'etat in the capital, Juba, in mid-December last month, saying it was simply a misunderstanding among the presidential guards.
The absence of great topics from the public space, the inexplicable silence of the state leadership over topics such as the gas pipeline, the involvement in the US espionage through the optical cables, etc, as well as the conspicuous absence of President Ivanov from the public life raises the dilemma whether a coup d'etat has already been performed in Macedonia about which the citizens had not been told about.