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AFP Features and Focus Advisory

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(Globalpost/GlobalPost)

Duty editor: Nancy Shields

Tel: +33 1 4041 4636

We will shortly move the following features and focus stories:

+ Indie video games make their mark

+ Ethnic distrust festers in Tiananmen attackers' home town

+ Defectors in S. Korea live with sympathy and suspicion

+ Falling coffee prices weigh on Brazil producers

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PARIS

Indie video games made by tiny teams on even tinier budgets are increasingly competing with the big guys, making inroads on consoles after cutting their teeth on phones and tablets.

725 words by Mehdi Cherifia. File Video

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HOTAN, China

A Han Chinese emigrant to Hotan, the distant home town of "terrorists" behind a deadly attack in Beijing's Tiananmen Square, eases his fears of his Muslim Uighur neighbours quite simply -- he bans them from his restaurant.

775 words and pictures by Carol Huang. Video. Graphic

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SEOUL

Last month, a South Korean lawmaker told parliament that more should be done to help North Korean escapees adapt to life in the South, citing government data on suicides in the defector community. A day later, another MP told the house that, on the contrary, more intensive scrutiny was needed.

900 words by Lim Chang-Won. Pictures by Jung Yeon-Je

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ESPIRITO SANTO DO PINHAL, Brazil

The husks, baked dry and black in the hot Brazilian sun, crumble in the hand, revealing pale green beans. But those coffee beans could go to waste, as world prices falter.

650 words by Helene Seingier. File Picture

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