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The Wider Image: Born in a refugee camp

C-Section Births Rise Rapidly to More Than 20 Percent Worldwide

By Kate Kelland LONDON (Reuters)  Rates of caesarean section births almost doubled between 2000 and 2015 – from 12 to 21 percent worldwide - new research...
INTERPOL President Meng Hongwei poses during a visit to the headquarters of International Police Organisation in Lyon

Interpol Chief Meng Hongwei under Investigation, China Says

By Tony Munroe BEIJING (Reuters)  China said on Sunday that it was investigating Meng Hongwei, after the head of the global law enforcement organisation Interpol and...
Fan Bingbing poses at 71st Cannes Film Festival

Chinese Movie Star Fan Bingbing Hit with Huge Tax Evasion Fines

BEIJING (Reuters)  China has ordered A-list movie star Fan Bingbing to pay about 884 million yuan ($129 million) in overdue taxes and fines, state news...
Chinese tourists visit the Temple of the Emerald Buddha in Bangkok

Thailand Struggles to Win Back Chinese Tourists during Golden Week Holiday

By Patpicha Tanakasempipat and Panarat Thepgumpanat BANGKOK (Reuters)  As China kicked off its "Golden Week" holiday on Monday, Thailand said it was struggling to lure back...
Participants hold a giant rainbow flag during a lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) Pride Parade in Hong Kong

China School Sued by Fired Gay Teacher in Potential Landmark Case

By Christian Shepherd BEIJING (Reuters)  A gay kindergarten teacher in China is suing his former school after being fired last month, in what his lawyer called...
July gestures next to her boyfriend Jason Schaller while they are suspended from hooks pierced through their skins by professional body artist Wei Yilaien at a bar in Shanghai

Hooked on Body Suspension: Extreme Art Finds Niche in China

By Florence Lo and Aly Song SHANGHAI (Reuters) Inside a dimly lit bar in Shanghai, amazed spectators held their smartphones high as artist Wei Yilaien...