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President Donald Trump and South Korean President Moon Jae-in shake hands during a meeting at South Korea’s presidential Blue House in Seoul, South Korea, November 7, 2017.

A new era of diplomatic relations with North Korea is on the horizon — here’s what’s happened so far

A lot has happened between North and South Korea in recent weeks. Here's what's going on.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un meets members of the high-level delegation of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea which visited South Korea to attend the opening ceremony of the 23 rd Winter Olympics in this undated photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) February 13, 2018.

North Korea says it will ‘stop nuclear tests and launches of intercontinental ballistic missiles’ — but experts aren’t entirel...

The suspension is expected to begin on April 21, just days before North and South Korea are set to hold diplomatic talks.
The Peace House, the venue of third inter-Korean summit is seen at the South Korea-side of the the border village of Panmunjom between South and North Korea at the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) on April 18, 2018 in Panmunjom, South Korea.

North and South Korea will take turns rehearsing their historic summit in the ’truce village’ of Panmunjom

South Korea will use the building on Tuesday and Thursday, while North Korea rehearses there on Tuesday or Wednesday.

The Senate is about to hand Trump’s secretary of state pick an unprecedented rebuke — and it could threaten ‘the most dangerous...

There is a growing concern that Mike Pompeo will not receive a nod from the Foreign Relations Committee for secretary of state, a big rebuke for such aposition.
Kim Jong Un applauds during a military parade marking the 105th birth anniversary of the country's founding father, Kim Il Sung, in Pyongyang.

North Korea appears to be caving to Trump before he even meets with Kim Jong Un

President Donald Trump may have actually nailed it and have Kim Jong Un backed into a corner with sanctions and military pressure.

Trump had some oddly kind words for Kim Jong Un at a press conference with Japan’s PM

Trump has frequently and harshly criticized North Korea for its nuclear ambitions and ballistic missile tests, but often mixed in some light praise.

Trump may have played Senate Democrats by sending Pompeo to North Korea

The urgent need for a Secretary of State puts Democrats in a tough spot.
Chinese President Xi Jinping greets U.S. President Donald Trump at a welcoming ceremony November 9, 2017 in Beijing, China.

Trump lavished praise on China’s president while ignoring their escalating trade fight

Trump said Xi Jinping has helped the US more than any other Chinese president in history.
US President Donald Trump (C) shakes hands with with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe next to his wife, US First Lady Melania Trump (centre R) and Japanese First Lady Akie Abe (front 5th R) during an event meeting with families who have had relatives abducted by North Korea, at Akasaka Palace in Tokyo on November 6, 2017.

Trump delivered Japan a huge win on one part of the US’s coming talks with North Korea

While it's a much-needed political win for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, an expert says abductees' families shouldn't put their hope in President Donald Trump.