coup d'etat

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a sudden and decisive change of government illegally or by force

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The bloodless coup also introduced a series of harsh restrictions on religious life, including an unofficial but widely practiced ban on the use of the Islamic headscarf at public institutions and universities.
Pag-a-alsa ng taumbayan yon sa buong Pilipinas at hindi lang sa Metro Manila [It was not only in Edsa where the bloodless coup was held.
After widespread civil disorder, he overthrew ruling Prime Minister Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto in a bloodless coup d?
The bloodless coup by General Hafez Assad, in 1970, put in place a powerful autocratic machinery at the core of the state which remains in place under the control of his son Bashar.
The author interviews a whopping 163 people who were there at the scene to understand how they pulled off the bloodless coup within the law of the Constitution.
Sheikh Hamad rose to power in 1995, as he deposed his father in a bloodless coup.
Pervez Musharraf, overthrew the government in a bloodless coup.
Musharraf took over the Nawaz Sharif government in a bloodless coup in October 1999 and ruled the country for almost nine years.
Nawaz recalled how the former army chief had toppled his government in a bloodless coup in 1999.
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Al-Obeidi, who took part in the 1969 coup that brought Al Qathafi to power at the end of a bloodless coup, said he had joined the revolution on the 20th day of the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan.
Army officers overthrew Farouq in a bloodless coup in 1952, bringing an end to a dynasty begun by Mohammad Ali Pasha -- an Albanian merchant and Ottoman army officer who seized power in Egypt in 1805.
The country's Emir, Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani, seized power from his father in a bloodless coup in 1995 and introduced municipal elections to pave the way for a measure of democracy.
There is a big difference between the breakthrough Iran has achieved in Lebanon after its ally, Hizbullah, toppled the majority government led by Saad al-Hariri in a bloodless coup that will not last for long, and the breakthrough made by Saudi Arabia in Bahrain when it sent its forces to Manama to protect the collapsing regime in the face of mounting opposition.
Sheikh Hamad seized power from his father in a bloodless coup in 1995 and in 2003 declared his son Tamim heir apparent.