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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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The AK Party's reforms, approved in a referendum last year, opened the way for the prosecution of the coup leaders by lifting their immunity.
The Military Establishment and Its Role in the Egyptian and Turkish Coups
History of Military coups in Sudan indicates that the east African country, unfortunately, witnessed and suffered not less than, to exaggerate, fifteen between a successful military coup and a failed attempt.
"On the day of the military coup attempt, a number of Turkish Red Crescent Society's employees were also killed," he said.
CNN International published a report entitled, "Turkey Coup Attempt: Reaction on the Streets of Istanbul" on July 18, 2016, shortly after the coup attempt in Turkey.
Tens of thousands of supporters of Turkey's ruling and main opposition parties, usually bitter foes, rallied together Sunday in support of democracy following a failed military coup as President Recep Tayyip Erdogan tightens his grip on the country.Demonstrators held a cross-party "Republic and Democracy" rally in Istanbul's central Taksim Square in a spirit of unity following the failed coup, in which at least 246 people were killed and more than 2,000 injured.
It had been almost 20 years since the last of Turkey's four successfully military coups in 1997 and even much of the opposition praised President Recep Tayyip Erdogan for having finally brought the Turkish army under civilian control.
ISLAMABAD -- Chairman Pakistan People's Party Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has condemned the attempted coup in Turkey and expressed the hope that Turkey will come out as a stronger democracy and stronger nation after quashing the coup.
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.
Singh advances a new theory of military coup dynamics, their strategies, and outcomes.
Amid coup rumors centered on the Aquino government, Vice President Jejomar C.