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Romanian National Radio Probed Over Illegal Contracts

Police from Romania's Economic Crime Directorate and prosecutors carried out searches at Romanian Public Radio headquarters on Thursday.

The investigation was directed at several member of the administrative board of the state-owned broadcaster, suspected of abuse of office as well as conflicts of interest.

Pharrell dedicates ‘Freedom’ to refugees

Famous singer Pharrell Williams dedicated his song “Freedom” to refugees fleeing to Europe and hailed the contribution of immigrants to the economy and culture of US and other countries around the world.

“Let them in!” Pharrell Williams said performing his new track ‘Freedom’ at the MTV Europe Music Awards in Milan.

Obama Suggests Putin Made 'Strategic Mistake'

US President Barack Obama has said Russia's President Vladimir Putin made a "strategic mistake" when he annexed Crimea, in a move that was "not so smart".

Those thinking his Russian counterpart was a "genius" had been proven wrong by Russia's economic crisis, he said in an interview for the US' National Public Radio.