“Overthrow” in the news

Example collocations

attempt to overthrow
overthrow the government
plot to overthrow

Publications and example sentences

· Marie-Antoinette and lover's censored letters deciphered  
The Austrian-born queen was executed aged just 37 in October 1793 after the overthrow of the monarchy.  Copy example sentence
Al Jazeera
· In Pictures: Khartoum protesters mark anniversary of bloody raid  
Following al-Bashir's military overthrow, the sit-in continued as protesters demanded that the generals who overthrew him cede power to civilians.  Copy example sentence
The New York Times
· Unseen Script Offers New Evidence of a Radical Lorraine Hansberry  
Hansberry told the reporter that she was writing an adaptation of “The Marrow of Tradition,” a long out-of-print novel by Charles W. Chesnutt about a massacre that destroyed black rights gained after the Civil War, based on a rarely acknowledged white supremacist coup that overthrew the multiracial government of Wilmington, N.C., in 1898.  Copy example sentence
The China Post
· Kosovo lawmakers vote in new center-right prime minister  
By securing the lowest possible number of votes in the 120-seat parliament, Hoti replaces Acting Prime Minister Albin Kurti, whom the LDK party overthrew with a no-confidence vote in late March when it was part of Kurti’s coalition government.  Copy example sentence
· America’s contradictions are breaking wide open  
Shortly after the president’s Monday photo op, Fox News pundit Tucker Carlson insisted during his nightly program — a favorite of Trump’s — that the American left wants to overthrow the government and rule by brute force; he made that statement barely an hour after Trump himself said he wanted to break historical precedent for use of the American military and, well, rule the country by brute force.  Copy example sentence
Malay Mail
· Armada: MACC arrest meant to ‘silence’ party members from questioning Bersatu top leaders  
Previously several Armada leaders had openly condemned Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yasin for allegedly plotting with Umno leaders to overthrow the Pakatan Harapan government.  Copy example sentence
The Diplomat
· Can Wuhan’s Punk Scene Survive the Coronavirus?  
As Lucas, the guitarist for Wuhan ska/reggae band Sky King Jack, puts it: “Wuhan is the birthplace of the revolution that overthrew China’s thousands year old feudal system.” He then traces that tumultuous history to the present day: “Wuhan people have the characteristics of ‘punk’ deep in their personality.  Copy example sentence
Hungary Today
· Trianon 2020: Investigating Magyarization and Liberal Nationalism  
The Spring of Nations was a mass uprising of liberal and nationalist movements across Europe, with various aims ranging from the overthrow of monarchies, to independence, and to democracy.  Copy example sentence
The China Post
· Sudan appoints new defense chief amid tensions with Ethiopia  
Sudan is on a fragile path to democracy after a popular uprising led the military to overthrow former president Omar al-Bashir in April last year.  Copy example sentence
The Japan Times
· Turkey and Russia are at war, and Libya’s the loser  
Our mission was not to overthrow Gadhafi per se.  Copy example sentence