Main News of April 10


* European Union embassies in the North Korea will remain open for business, despite a proposal from Pyongyang for them to evacuate staff over mounting tensions on the Korean Peninsula, the UK’s Foreign Office said

* The South Korean government has asked Russia and China to help restrain North Korea from making military provocations as tensions increase on the Korean Peninsula over an expected intermediate-range missile launch by Pyongyang, its foreign minister said

* Chinese police have detained three people for spreading rumors about the H7N9 bird flu virus that has killed nine people there, the Xinhua state news agencysaid


* Russia’s former deputy agriculture minister and two suspected accomplices have been detained over alleged embezzlement of 1.1 billion ruble ($35.5 million) from a ministry-owned firm, the Interior Ministry said


* Russia will complete the delivery to Brazil of 12 Mi-35 (AH-2 Sabre) attack helicopters worth $150 million by this fall, the head of the Federal Service for Military-Technical Cooperation (FSMTC) said

* Russia has agreed to grant Serbia a $500 million loan, Serbian Prime Minister Ivica Dacic said with a first tranche of $300 million to be handed over immediately

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