Thursday, 29 Jun 2017 09:53:25 am

Venezuela crisis: Helicopter launches attack on Supreme Court

Venezuela's Supreme Court has been attacked by grenades dropped from a helicopter in what President Nicolás Maduro called a "terrorist attack".

Footage on social media shows a police helicopter circling over the city before shots and a loud bang are heard.

The police officer said to have piloted the stolen aircraft issued a statement denouncing the "criminal government". His whereabouts are unknown.

It comes after mass protests against the political and economic crisis.

The Supreme Court is regularly criticised by the Venezuelan opposition for ...Details»

President condoles death of musician Sudhin Das


President A Abdul Hamid today condoled the death of eminent musician Sudhin Das, who died at a city hospital last ...Details»

Three killed in Khagrachhari road accident


Three people including a woman and a child were killed and 10 others were injured as a bus plunged into ...Details»

Missing BGB man found dead


Lance Nayek Sumon Mia went missing on Tuesday night

A Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) trooper, who went missing in the Teesta ...Details»

Operation begins to rescue missing BGB man Sumon


A joint operation of Border Guard of Bangladesh (BGB), Border Security Force (BSF) of India and diving team of Rangpur ...Details»

'Syria planning another chemical weapons attack'


The White House said on Monday it appears the Syrian government is preparing for another chemical weapons attack and it ...Details»

2 killed in Mymensingh road crash


Two people including a minor were killed as a pickup van hit them in Kazirshimla area of Trishal uapzila on ...Details»

PM happy with peaceful Eid


Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today expressed her gratitude to the Almighty and extended thanks to the countrymen for holding the ...Details»

President offers Eid prayers at national Eidgah


President Abdul Hamid this morning offered Eid-ul-Fitr prayers along with hundreds of people from all walks of life at national ...Details»

President, PM greet countrymen on Eid-ul-Fitr


President M Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday greeted countrymen as well as the Muslims across the world ...Details»

Eid-ul-Fitr Monday


The holy Eid-ul-Fitr will be celebrated tomorrow (Monday) as moon was sighted in Dhaka and elsewhere in the country on ...Details»

4-tier security at Jatiya Eidgah


Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) will ensure 4-tier security at Jatiya Eidgah on the day of Eid-ul Fitr, installing closed-circuit (CC) ...Details»