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.
The government authorities alleged that Faiz and others were planning a coup detat. He spent four years in prison under a sentence of death and was released in 1955.
I believe that such, I would call it "Kerim's government", would be stuck in a desperate situation, which would later have to be solved with a constitutional coup detat, with new elections in which Kerim would be obstructed by the foreigners and sign everything he would be told to.
The British occupation came from overseas, while the current one was the result of a coup detat by the San'a' regime" - referring to a brief North-South war in the summer of 1994.
The AU suspended Guinea's membership after Camara seized power in a bloodless coup detat last December.
Pressure from the US government to "repeal the communist threat" and protect the interests of North American companies, mainly the United Fruit Company, helped facilitate the coup detat supported by the CIA, thus reversing Arbenz's efforts at agrarian transformation.
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 initiative said that they have been hearing accusations about them for months now concerning the alleged preparation of a coup detat, the disintegrating fabric of society, the groups supposed collaboration with foreign powers and the Hungarian-born American businessman George Soros, as reported by the TASR newswire.At first, we ignored it, said initiative member Juraj Scaroneliga, as quoted by TASR, but last week, after hearing Fico repeat the same claims all over again, they decided to sit down and examine all his statements going back over four months and take appropriate action.
as a coup detat. (1) This pattern is quite valid for the Middle Eastern countries.
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.