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Neymar limped off after just 12 minutes against Nigeria on Sunday.

Neymar only managed to play 12 minutes of football for Brazil before limping off the field clutching his thigh as his long battle with injury continue...

Neymar has missed 38 games for Paris Saint Germain through injury over the past two seasons, and could be set for more after his latest setback.

Photos show how ‘fire warriors’ are still fighting fires in the ravaged Amazon Rainforest

The Amazon Rainforest is still burning in Brazil and Bolivia. Here's what it's like for the firefighters on the frontlines.
The pointed structure is an uninhabited hotel in Pyongyang, North Korea that cost an estimated $583.7 million to build.

12 famous and expensive structures around the world that are now abandoned

Around the world, massive structures that likely cost millions to build sit abandoned. From Olympic venues in Brazil to an amusement park in China, these constructions were abandoned due to financial woes, war, or even nuclear disaster.
YouTuber Felipe Neto has 34 million followers, and has been at the center of a controversy over a same-sex comic book kiss.

A Brazilian mayor banned a Marvel comic featuring a same-sex kiss, so a famous YouTuber bought all the copies and gave them away

Felipe Neto, a YouTuber with more than 34 million followers thwarted his plan by purchasing every copy of the comic and giving them away
An Indigenous girl from the Shanenawa tribe stands near a Sumauma tree during a festival to celebrate nature and ask for an end to the burning of the Amazon, in the indigenous village of Morada Nova near Feijo, Acre State, Brazil, September 1, 2019.

Indigenous agency worker reportedly was killed ‘execution-style’ in a remote Brazilian town amid Amazon rainforest fires

Maxciel Pereira dos Santos, who worked for an agency that protects Brazil's indigenous people, was shot twice in the head while riding his motorcycle.
People near bullet casings at a crime scene after a shootout in the municipality of Tuzamapan, in the Mexican state of Veracruz, May 16, 2019.

400 murders a day: 10 reasons why Latin America is the world’s most violent place

Despite some national declines, homicides in Latin America have only increased in recent years, and there's no single reason for the rise in killing.

South Korean police say 7 Brazilian women were lured into prostitution with the promise of K-pop stardom

The women were rescued after one of them managed to call the Brazilian Embassy in South Korea last month.
Members of the Xavante tribe sit on charred branches in the Amazon Rainforest.

Stunning photos show the reality for indigenous people living in the Amazon as fires burn

As one chief told BILD, the land for indigenous people is like the church, and now it's being set on fire.
Members of the Xavante tribe sit on charred branches in the Amazon Rainforest.

Stunning photos show the reality for indigenous people living in the Amazon as fires burn

As one chief told BILD, the land for indigenous people is like the church, and now it's being set on fire.

Brazil is the world’s largest beef exporter — here’s why eating meat is linked to the Amazon fires

To maintain Brazil's status as the largest beef exporter, farmers started fires in the Amazon clear the rainforest for pastureland.