South and North Korea celebrate harvest festival

People in South Korea are celebrating the traditional harvest festival known as Chuseok. The holiday is also being marked in the North, giving all Koreans a brief respite from escalating tensions.

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    People in South Korea are celebrating the traditional harvest festival known as Chuseok.

    The holiday is also being marked in North Korea, giving all Koreans a brief respite from escalating tensions.

    Al Jazeera's Rob McBride went to a ceremony at the border between the two countries


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