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Former IMF Chief Jeered After University Speech in Britain

Posted March 9th, 2012 at 11:50 pm (UTC-5)
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Former International Monetary Fund chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn had to be whisked away by British police late Friday when angry demonstrators taunted him following a speech at Cambridge University. Police made at least two arrests as demonstrators shouted “no more violence and no more rape” at Strauss-Kahn after his speech on globalization and the eurozone to […]

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Police Release Strauss-Kahn After Questioning in Prostitution Probe

Posted February 23rd, 2012 at 12:55 am (UTC-5)
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French police have released former International Monetary Fund chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn after two days of questioning about a prostitution ring. On Wednesday, Strauss-Kahn was quickly driven away in a sedan with dark tinted windows from the police station in the northern city of Lille. Police say Strauss-Kahn’s name came up during their probe into a […]

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Strauss-Kahn Detained for Questioning in French Prostitution Probe

Posted February 21st, 2012 at 6:50 am (UTC-5)
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Former International Monetary Fund chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn has been detained by French police investigating an alleged prostitution ring. The 62-year-old Strauss-Kahn turned himself in for questioning at a French police station in the northern city of Lille early Tuesday. Prosecutors say he faces possible charges of “complicity in pimping” and “misuse of company funds.” Specifically, […]

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Ex-IMF Head Summoned in Prostitution Ring

Posted February 18th, 2012 at 2:35 pm (UTC-5)
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The private life of the former head of the International Monetary Fund is the subject of a reported new inquiry. The French news agency and Reuters, both citing sources, say prosecutors have told Dominique Strauss-Kahn to appear before police for questioning about an illegal prostitution ring. Officials say the ring supplied prostitutes for sex parties […]

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Attorney for Strauss-Kahn Accuser Rejects Upcoming Book as “Fantasy”

Posted December 1st, 2011 at 7:35 am (UTC-5)
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Attorneys for a hotel maid who accused former IMF Chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn of raping her have dismissed accusations against her in a new book. The French author of the book, Michel Taubmann, portrays maid Nafissatou Diallo as part of a conspiracy to derail Strauss-Kahn’s political aspirations. Before his May arrest in New York City, Strauss-Kahn […]

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French Writer Drops Plan to Sue Strauss-Kahn

Posted October 19th, 2011 at 6:35 am (UTC-5)
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A French writer has decided to drop civil rape charges against former International Monetary Fund head Dominique Strauss-Kahn. Tristane Banon initially said she was considering a civil case after prosecutors dropped rape charges against Strauss-Khan. But she told France’s Canal+ that because French prosecutors said her case involved sexual aggression she felt she had been […]

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French Prosecutors Drop Rape Case Against Strauss-Kahn

Posted October 13th, 2011 at 12:30 pm (UTC-5)
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French prosecutors have dropped an investigation into a French writer’s accusations against former International Monetary Fund chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn, saying they have evidence of a sexual assault but the case is too old. French writer Tristane Banon claimed Strauss-Kahn tried to rape her in 2003, but prosecutors say the evidence suggests only the lesser charge […]

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Strauss-Kahn Meets Rape Accuser at Paris Police Station

Posted September 29th, 2011 at 3:50 pm (UTC-5)
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Former International Monetary Fund chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn has held a two-hour meeting with French writer Tristane Banon, who accused him of attempted rape after luring her to an empty apartment with the promise of an interview in 2003. The face-to-face meeting was held without lawyers in a Paris police station Thursday. Police investigators were present […]

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Strauss-Kahn to Meet Rape Accuser at Paris Police Station

Posted September 29th, 2011 at 5:11 am (UTC-5)
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Former International Monetary Fund chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn and the French writer who accuses him of attempted rape are meeting with investigators in Paris to determine whether prosecutors will press charges in the case. Strauss-Kahn arrived Thursday at the Paris police station for a face-to-face meeting with Tristan Banon, who says Strauss-Kahn tried to rape her […]

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Strauss-Kahn Asks Judge to Dismiss Civil Suit

Posted September 27th, 2011 at 1:00 am (UTC-5)
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Former International Monetary Fund head Dominique Strauss-Kahn has asked a New York judge to dismiss a civil suit filed by a New York City hotel maid who accused him of sexual assault earlier this year. Strauss-Kahn claims he was immune from the civil suit under international law when the case was filed in August. His […]

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