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Synonyms for coup

Synonyms for coup

a sudden and decisive change of government illegally or by force

a brilliant and notable success

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Zarif said he was sharing the link "for those who are either unaware of, or willfully revisionist on, the history of US involvement in the 1953 Coup against the democratically-elected government of Iran".
Historically, Sudan witnessed a plethora of military coups and coup attempts amounted since the dawn of Sunday the First of January 1956.
Avsar also stated that he was in Ankara on the evening of 15 July and said: 'A few days ago we could not have believed that our own troops would shoot us, they would be the part of a coup, they hit our council, our symbolic structures, our strategic points, our own planes and helicopters Turkish citizen would not cross this.
Kasi may balita balita, may isa sa tatlo na balak mag coup d'etat on the day.
Adamu said that the regional security apparatus, working in partnership with the federal government, has so far arrested four senior regional officials as part of an ongoing high-level investigation into the coup attempt.
* Tenure of current leader 6 Longer reign equals higher coup risk.
The coup helped Erdogan to further tighten his grip on Turkey's political scene.
On July 15, 2016, Turkish authorities said a military coup attempt took place in the country.
"By granting asylum to one of eight coup plotters involved in the July 15 coup, Greece has once again showed that it is a country that protects and embraces coup plotters with this decision," Turkey's Foreign Ministry said in the statement.
More than 50,000 people, including security officials, military personnel and civil servants, have been detained in the aftermath of the July 2016 coup.
TURKEY has put nearly 500 people on trial on charges of leading last year's failed coup, parading dozens of the men into a courthouse as protesters threw stones and shouted "Murderers!" The trial is part of a post-coup crackdown that has imprisoned 50,000 people and seen another 110,000 fired from their government jobs.
Last year, the Turkish city of Ankara was the center of an attempted coup.
"These documents provide interesting new details about the circumstances surrounding the coup," he wrote.
The Turkish government's attitude toward Iran and Libya was another reason behind the UAE's support for last year's failed coup attempt.