Trump-Kim timeline: From insults to handshakes

From threatening to destroy each other's countries, to an historic meet-and-greet, the rocky relationship between US president and North Korea's leader has been one filled with fluctuations.

by

    Tuesday's landmark summit comes after 18 months of insults and threats between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un.

    Trump once referred to Kim as "rocket man", who, in turn, has called him a "mentally deranged US dotard".

    The North Korean leader has in the past threatened to hit the US territory of Guam in the Pacific.

    Al Jazeera's Kimberly Halkett reports.


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    Cricket World Cup 2019 Quiz: How many runs can you score?

    Cricket World Cup 2019 Quiz: How many runs can you score?

    Pick your team and answer as many correct questions in three minutes.

    Visualising every Saudi coalition air raid on Yemen

    Visualising every Saudi coalition air raid on Yemen

    Since March 2015, Saudi Arabia and a coalition of Arab states have launched more than 19,278 air raids across Yemen.

    Remembering Chernobyl

    Remembering Chernobyl

    The fallout from the Chernobyl nuclear power plant explosion remains as politicised as ever, 28 years on.