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coup

 [koo] (Fr.)
coup de sabre [koo-duh-sahb´] linear scleroderma on the forehead or scalp, so-called because of its resemblance to the scar of a saber wound.
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Biographer of King Mohammed VI, Ferran Sales, wrote that, "No one is able to confirm if it was [Juana Labajos] who in July 1971, amid the Skhirat coup d'etat, [threw herself] into a pool to save the little Sidi Mohamed who had fallen into the water and threatened to drown.
It is noteworthy that the Transitional Military Council (TMC) claimed several times during 2019 that a coup d'etat attempt had been foiled and that those responsible had been arrested.
Enfin, si avant la tentative de coup d'Etat de ce samedi, le Premier ministre ethiopien avait deja fait l'objet, pendant un meeting en Juin 2018, d'une attaque a la grenade au cours de laquelle deux personnes avaient perdues la vie, il semble bien que la volonte de ce dernier de democratiser l'Ethiopie va incontestablement se heurter, pendant longtemps encore, aux divergences d'interets des differentes ethnies qui composent la mosaique ethiopienne.
Despite not getting a favorable response, Robles, for his part, said that what is important now is the court's affirmation on its earlier ruling that denied the prosecution's motion to revive Trillanes' coup d'etat case.
'With all due respect, pursuing one to answer for the crime of rebellion or coup d'etat is not a useless exercise, as it sends a warning signal to all similarly minded persons who have devious plans of endangering the security of the republic,' the DOJ chief said.
The pastor, who ran Ressurection Church in Turkey, was arrested two years ago for allegedly helping terrorist groups in carrying out the 2016 coup d'etat in a bid to overthrow Erdogan.
His chapters are coup de main to coup d'etat; constructing the myth: general Queipo de Llano and the conspiracy in Seville; deconstructing the myth: the legend of general Queipo de Llano and his soldaditos; institutionalizing terror in rebel Spain: the pacification of the working-class districts of Seville; and the forging of a kleptocratic state: economic repression in nationalist Seville.
The Turkish failed coup d'etat has offered great lessons for the superior judiciary as after the success of the so-called coup d'etat it seeks/begs for judicial support to become legitimised.
The AKP government and the Erdoy-an regime not only rushed to whitewash the military coup attempts, subversive juntas and deep state networks that had been tried and sentenced based on concrete evidence to look for their cooperation in its efforts to stow away the graft scandal, but also modified the practical meaning and content of the coup of "coup d'etat." With a desperate need for cooperation with the coup perpetrators, junta members and Ergenekon supporters in order to ward off pressures regarding the graft scandal, the AKP government hastily vindicated them and, at the same time, came up with numerous new forms of coups d'etat.
A coup d'Etat took place, Wednesday, as Burkina Faso was preparing for the organisation of presidential and legislative elections scheduled for October 11.
The publication of the corrupted activities of the Government was portrayed as coup d'etat. We have a perversion in the system.
"There are no reports of restiveness among the rank and file of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP)," Presidential Spokesperson Edwin Lacierda said in a palace press briefing as he referred to information coming from Senator Antonio Trillianes IV that influential former heads of the military were clan-destinely organising a coup d'etat. Talk had been swirling of a power grab in the works over the past few days in the wake of recent political developments in the country.