fall from power

fall from power

Fig. to go out of power; to go out of office. The dictator fell from power after the riots. Every ruler will fall from power sooner or later.
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To put it another way, the big June 7 question of whether the AKP will fall from power has turned into the newer question of whether the AKP will rise to power again.
Hundreds of thousands of viewers tuned into RTE to watch Haughey's dramatic fall from power.
London, May 4 ( ANI ): Gerard Depardieu-starrer 'Welcome to New York' which focuses on former IMF managing director Dominique Strauss-Kahn's dramatic fall from power in the aftermath of sexual assault charges, will be released online after premiering at the Cannes Festival.
Following Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi and the Muslim Brotherhood's fall from power, the Egyptian army destroyed tunnels connecting Egypt to the border town of Rafah.
Commenting the future of the current Socialist-led cabinet, Borisov predicted that it will not fall from power as long as it has the strong support of nationalists Ataka party, in spite of the cabinet's weak governance.
Since his fall from power, Mubarak's health has appeared to worsen significantly, and he has had repeated health scares.
Following the fall from power of President Hosni Mubarak last year the public prosecutor banned some officials and businessmen from travelling, pending investigations into corruption allegations.
Flashbacks show Thatcher's early life as daughter of a grocer, her youthful interest in politics, her years at Oxford, entry into Parliament - and ultimately her rise and fall from power.
He describes the origins of the group and how it came to power and how it has been able to sustain and expand resistance to the invading Western countries after its initial fall from power.
Libya's opposition forces have been criticised with Gaddafi's fall from power being described as a "security and institutional vacuum" that they exploited to carry out revenge killings and torture.
At the same time the resistance to the tax is frequently deemed responsible for her fall from power as 17 million people across Britain made it unworkable by refusing to pay.
Nakayama's move brings the number of incumbent lawmakers who have left the LDP since its fall from power to 14.
Assad needs to know that if he provokes Israel, he will fall from power.
This drama charts the Prime Minister's fall from power, including the show-stopping resignation speech by her chancellor Geoffrey Howe, which she saw as the ultimate act of betrayal.
But as the years have marched on time has taken its toll on the mansion which is now a shadow of its former glory - both physically and socially as haughey's fall from power and then grace gathered pace.