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Doctors use skin of tilapia fish to treat burn victims in Brazil!

Doctors use skin of tilapia fish to treat burn victims in Brazil!

Using skin of tilapia fish to treat burn victims is an unorthodox procedure which can ease the pain of victims and also cut medical costs.

Brazil's Michel Temer deploys Army as protesters battle police

Brazil's Michel Temer deploys Army as protesters battle police

The scandal has raised chances Brazil could see a second president fall in less than a year.
 

Ex-Brazil midfielder Felipe Melo banned for punching opponent

Former Brazil midfielder Felipe Melo has been banned for six matches for violent conduct during a Copa Libertadores football match between Brazilian side Palmeiras and Uruguay`s Penarol.

 

Yellow fever hits Brazil, 259 deaths confirmed in 2017

Yellow fever hits Brazil, 259 deaths confirmed in 2017

In a statement, the Ministry of Health said that 259 deaths have been confirmed, another 47 are being investigated and 115 have been ruled out as being due to other causes.

Brazil officially declares Zika emergency over

Brazil officially declares Zika emergency over

The Zika virus has been linked to the birth of babies with abnormally small heads. 

Ex-Brazilian president Lula da Silva questioned over graft charges

Former Brazilian president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva appeared in court where he was questioned by the country`s top anti-corruption judge over graft charges, the media reported.

Philippines drug war under fire at UN rights council

Countries across the world put the Philippines on notice over its deadly drug war today, demanding an end to extrajudicial killings by President Rodrigo Duterte's security services.

FIFA fine Brazil, Argentina, Mexico for homophobic chanting during World Cup qualifiers

FIFA fine Brazil, Argentina, Mexico for homophobic chanting during World Cup qualifiers

Nine football associations were punished in all by FIFA's Disciplinary Committee "for incidents involving, among others, unsporting and discriminatory conduct by fans".

Barcelona striker Neymar Jr desires to play for Flamingo at some point, rules out leaving Barcelona

Barcelona striker Neymar Jr desires to play for Flamingo at some point, rules out leaving Barcelona

The star forward joined Barcelona in 2013 and has gone on to make 180 appearances for the club, netting 100 goals.

Brazil charges 63 persons over meat scandal

Brazil's Federal Police has charged 63 persons for taking part in a corruption scheme that sold expired or adulterated meat, a media report said on Monday.

Russia for international probe into chemical attack in Syria

A senior Russian diplomat says Moscow believes that an international probe into last week's chemical attack in Syria should include experts from Brazil, India, Iran and other nations.

 

2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying: Neymar's  Brazil almost there, Lionel Messi-less Argentina crash

2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying: Neymar's Brazil almost there, Lionel Messi-less Argentina crash

Messi`s suspension left Argentina coach Edgardo Bauza forced to make a hasty reshuffle to his starting line-up.

FIFA WC Qualification: Brazil thrash Uruguay; Lionel Messi gets struggling Argentina on track

FIFA WC Qualification: Brazil thrash Uruguay; Lionel Messi gets struggling Argentina on track

Uruguay, who were missing the suspended Luis Suarez, remain in second place in the standings.

Colombia joins Brazil, Chile in upcoming FIFA U-17 World Cup in India

Colombia joins Brazil, Chile in upcoming FIFA U-17 World Cup in India

Paraguay were the first to seal passage after they beat Venezuela 3-1 on the fourth day of the hexagonal final-stage of competition last Thursday.

World Cup Qualifier: Luis Suarez suspension an advantage for Brazil over Uruguay, says Casemiro

World Cup Qualifier: Luis Suarez suspension an advantage for Brazil over Uruguay, says Casemiro

Uruguay won three of their first four qualifiers without him and have continued their run of good form to sit second in the 10-team South American qualifying group with 23 points from 12 games.

Protests in Brazil against pension reform

Thousands of Brazilians staged protests across the country against a proposed government reform of the retirement system.

India issues advisory for its citizens, warns of travelling to Rio De Janeiro

India issues advisory for its citizens, warns of travelling to Rio De Janeiro

The Indian government on Monday issued an advisory for its citizens travelling to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil as a matter of precaution in view of the law and order situation, according to an ANI source. 

Brazil graft scandal to mushroom abroad, prosecutor says

Brazil-based Odebrecht, one of the region`s biggest construction companies, was at the heart of a scheme to bribe Brazilian state oil giant Petrobras in exchange for inflated contracts. 

Neymar, Barcelona to face trial as Spanish court rejects their appeal in fraud and corruption charges

Neymar, Barcelona to face trial as Spanish court rejects their appeal in fraud and corruption charges

In November, prosecutors recommended that the striker be handed a two-year jail sentence and a fine of 10 million euros for alleged corrupt practices.

Chinese FM pledges more coordination for BRICS summit

China will increase coordination with BRICS members to prepare for the summit of the bloc`s leaders, a top official said.