military coup in a sentence

Democratic rule in Fiji was interrupted by two military coups in 1987.

Iraq is ruled by the Baath Party, which seized control in a military coup in 1968.

Find someone who comes from a country which has experienced a military coup.

Conservative elements in the business community have been a powerful ally of the leader of the military coup.

In 1954, Guatemalan President Jacobo Arbenz was forced to resign as a result of a military coup backed by the CIA.

News correspondents in the region have been summoned to the Royal Palace to hear the King’s reaction to the military coup.

In May of 1961, Major-General Chung-hee Park staged a military coup in South Korea, and ruled until his assassination in 1979.

Political analysts are trying to piece together the sequence of events which led up to the military coup which has shocked the nation.

The democratically-elected President of Chile, Salvador Allende, was assassinated in a military coup lead by General Augusto Pinochet.

The leader of the military coup is hoping for recognition as the official head of state by neighboring countries in order to legitimize his position.

A military coup financed by the U.S. government resulted in the overthrow of the democratically-elected government of Salvador Allende in Chile.

Deposed in a military coup in September and having effectively been in exile, the Former premier of Thailand Thaksin has returned after about a year and a half.

July 3, 2013 – President Mohamed Morsy is ousted in a military coup.

But Buhari himself was ousted by another military coup in August 1985.

But he was deposed a year later in a military coup after mass protests.

A failed military coup seeking to oust Nkurunziza soon after only exacerbated the conflict.

Buhari has ousted a Nigerian leader before, in December 1983, but that was during a military coup.

A military coup brought him to power in 1983, and another military coup toppled him two years later.