Could North Korea Hit Japan with Sarin Nerve Gas Missiles?
"There is a possibility that North Korea already has a capability to put sarin on warheads to strike the ground", he said. Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga denied any "imminent danger", however.
On April 4, more than 80 people were killed and many more injured in a chemical attack in Idlib province, which the USA and its allies blame on the Syrian regime.
North Korea, which never signed the worldwide Chemical Weapons Convention, is believed to have up to 5,000 tons of chemical weapons, according to a South Korean defense white paper, though the North has never acknowledged it. While the north's continued development of nuclear warheads has been a top issue of concern, Abe stressed that the country already had the ability to fire a sarin-tipped missile at Japan.
Originally conceived as a pesticide, sarin was used by Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein's regime to gas thousands of Kurds in the northern town of Halabja in 1988.
The United States has warned that a policy of "strategic patience" with North Korea is over.
5 dead in Venezuela protests as movement gains steam
State officials have tweeted images and videos of demonstrators vandalising public property and throwing rocks at police. The next major organised rallies called by opposition leaders are set for Wednesday next week.
The North Korean US-based monitoring service 38 North has said the country's nuclear site is "primed and ready" for a sixth nuclear test.
Abe cited Syria, where dozens of people died recently in an alleged sarin nerve gas attack, as an example that Japan should take seriously, stressing the need to strengthen its deterrence against the North.
North Korea marks the 105th anniversary of the birth of the state's founder Kim Il Sung on Saturday. North Korea relies mainly on domestic coal, but oil is used by the military as well as in transport and agriculture.
Following the meeting, the President said he had told Mr Xi "that a trade deal with the U.S. will be far better for them if they solve the North Korean problem".
An insider at Disney told The Sun , 'Harry was one of the early names in contention when the studio looked at Han Solo . However, Harry is performing well on downloads, now outrunning Shape Of You by 3:1.
However, the International Monetary Fund said these economies could still manage through the weaker growth by strengthening their institutional frameworks, protecting trade integration, permitting exchange rate flexibility and containing vulnerabilities from high current account deficits and large public debts.
Trump said it's "so obvious" what the Obama administration was doing, saying "nobody believes" Rice's actions were not political. Trump believes that Comey's decision is the reason Clinton was not formally prosecuted. "What they did is awful ".
The supposed "unmasking" of Trump's affiliates doesn't mean Rice revealed their identities either, according to the news network. In a New York Times interview published Wednesday afternoon, Trump again accused someone of a crime, citing zero evidence.
The suspect was in possession of a device made of a " gas cylinder and strike elements ", the media outlet reported. The device was found less than a mile from the Norwegian government buildings that were damaged in a 2011 bombing.
Many people observed the day by donating blood or feeding the needy. "That's what we wanna celebrate Sunday", Johnson said. Nagaland also observed Good Friday by holding fast and special services in churches across the Christian dominated state.
His confidence is not without substance, as James has ran the Eastern Conference this decade, including six straight Finals. Although he fouled out in overtime, power forward James Johnson had 16 points and a team-high nine assists in 36 minutes.
Be proactive - Use the "Flag as Inappropriate" link at the upper right corner of each comment to let us know of abusive posts. The militants are still holding at least 29 captives in Sulu's jungles, many of them foreign tugboat and cargo ship crewmen.
Jones at the last pretrial hearing Wednesday, reports MyStatesman.com "I am in control of this court, not your clients". Rep. "This case is not about Infowars , and I don't want it to be about Infowars ", Naranjo warned the attorneys.
In addition, Google has promised to develop a tool to make it easy for users to change their device's default search engine. The fine amounts to 9 percent of Google's revenue in Russian Federation in 2014, plus inflation, according to TASS .
Terrance "Rhyno" Guido Gerin and his tag-team partner Heath Slater will be part of the Monday night show starting next week. Mahal was in the final three competitors, and he got in the face of Rob Gronkowski (Rawley's good friend) at ringside.
Harry Styles performs 'Sign of the Times'
Harry impersonated the Rolling Stone star in an SNL sketch, aside from also promoting some of his new music. After tackling some comedy, Harry was ready to perform " Sign of the Times " live for the very first time.
Ben Affleck 'ready to move on' from Jennifer Garner
Ben Affleck arrives at the European premiere of "Live by Night" at the British Film Institute in London January 11, 2017. The news comes the same day the former couple was photographed attending Easter Sunday church service with their kids.
Shark kills teen girl surfing with father
A 17-year-old girl was killed Monday by a shark that attacked her while she was surfing with her father in Western Australia . The victim, 17, was surfing at Kelp Beds in Wylie Bay Beach when she was attacked , Sky News Australia reported .
Honda Clarity Electric and Plug-in Hybrid: Elec-Trifecta
It also will offer an HV battery management mode that lets you maintain the charge and save it for later in the drive. The company has previously announced plans to introduce a dedicated new hybrid vehicle to the U.S. market in 2018.
Uproar over United video imperils Chicago airport police
The airline issued an apology over the incident and said it would refund the ticket costs of all passengers on Sunday's flight. After what happened, Dao "has no interest in ever seeing an airplane" and will probably be driven to Kentucky, Demetrio said.
Microsoft Finally Puts A Bullet In Windows Vista, Today
Today is the final day for Windows Vista extended support , which means that the divisive operating system is well and truly dead. Your choices for moving to Windows 10 are simple, either buy a license for it (to retain your PC) or buy a new PC altogether.
Surprise Nintendo Direct Coming on April 12
Splatoon and ARMS are both titles Nintendo users are looking forward too, especially as everyone has started to finish up Zelda. Nearly every first-party title that Nintendo puts out has had amiibo support, so this isn't entirely out of the question.