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# dsk - Tuesday 23 August, 2011

NY judge dismisses assault charges against Strauss-Kahn
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NY judge dismisses assault charges against Strauss-Kahn

Aug 23rd 2011, 6:45 PM 368 Views 10 Comments

Today’s dismissal was delayed pending an appeal court ruling regarding an application for a special prosecutor.

Dominique Strauss-Kahn expected to walk free as case collapses
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Dominique Strauss-Kahn expected to walk free as case collapses

Aug 23rd 2011, 9:18 AM 216 Views 1 Comment

The former IMF head could be set for a return to French politics after prosecutors dropped sexual assault charges.

# dsk - Monday 22 August, 2011

Prosecutors file papers asking that Strauss-Kahn charges be dropped
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Prosecutors file papers asking that Strauss-Kahn charges be dropped

Aug 22nd 2011, 11:29 PM 296 Views 17 Comments

Filings from the Manhattan district attorney says he no longer believes a viable case can be brought against the former IMF head.

US prosecutors expected to drop Strauss-Kahn case tomorrow - report
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US prosecutors expected to drop Strauss-Kahn case tomorrow - report

Aug 22nd 2011, 9:49 AM 186 Views 4 Comments

Lawyers for the alleged victim says she feels more investigated than the former IMF chief amid concerns over her credibility.

# dsk - Sunday 21 August, 2011

Strauss-Kahn charges could be dropped 'by Tuesday'
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Strauss-Kahn charges could be dropped 'by Tuesday'

Aug 21st 2011, 7:08 PM 206 Views 8 Comments

Prosecutors bringing charges against the former head of the IMF will ask a judge to drop the charges at a hearing this week.

# dsk - Wednesday 17 August, 2011

Lawyers clash over Strauss-Kahn "rape" report
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Lawyers clash over Strauss-Kahn "rape" report

Aug 17th 2011, 2:38 PM 289 Views 0 Comments

A medical report published in a French magazine claims that hotel maid Nafi Diallo was raped. Strauss Kahn’s lawyers see it differently.

# dsk - Tuesday 9 August, 2011

# dsk - Thursday 28 July, 2011

Strauss-Kahn accuser makes first public appearance
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Strauss-Kahn accuser makes first public appearance

Jul 28th 2011, 7:44 PM 436 Views 8 Comments

Natissatou Diallo said she made the decision to speak because she wanted to set the record straight.

# dsk - Monday 25 July, 2011

DSK maid goes public with her story
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DSK maid goes public with her story

Jul 25th 2011, 9:12 AM 986 Views 8 Comments

Nafissatou Diallo claims that former IMF chief Dominique Strauss Kahn forced her to perform oral sex and ripped off her tights when she came to clean his hotel room.

# dsk - Tuesday 19 July, 2011

Strauss-Kahn's daughter questioned in French probe
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Strauss-Kahn's daughter questioned in French probe

Jul 19th 2011, 9:20 PM 820 Views 2 Comments

Camille Strauss-Kahn is the friend of the young French writer who claims that the former head of the IMF attempted to rape her.

Strauss-Kahn 'had sex with rape accuser's mother'
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Strauss-Kahn 'had sex with rape accuser's mother'

Jul 19th 2011, 2:08 PM 1,096 Views 29 Comments

The former head of the IMF is facing more accusations.

# dsk - Sunday 17 July, 2011

Dominique Strauss Kahn 'was on a sex binge in New York'
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Dominique Strauss Kahn 'was on a sex binge in New York'

Jul 17th 2011, 3:50 PM 1,037 Views 16 Comments

The former head of the IMF is reported to have bedded three women prior to being arrested and charged with attempted rape.

# dsk - Tuesday 12 July, 2011

Strauss-Kahn court date postponed until August
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Strauss-Kahn court date postponed until August

Jul 12th 2011, 11:37 AM 248 Views 2 Comments

Prosecutors want the entire sex assault case against the former head of the IMF to be dropped.

# dsk - Friday 8 July, 2011

Paris prosecutors open official investigation into DSK assault claims
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Paris prosecutors open official investigation into DSK assault claims

Jul 8th 2011, 12:20 PM 871 Views 8 Comments

Tristine Banon’s claims of attempted rape in 2003 are under official investigation. So will Strauss-Kahn sue for slander?

# dsk - Thursday 7 July, 2011

Strauss-Kahn prosecutor asked to step down over 'leaks'
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Strauss-Kahn prosecutor asked to step down over 'leaks'

Jul 7th 2011, 9:59 AM 336 Views 0 Comments

The former IMF head’s trial for attempted rape faces further controversy as legal squabbles continue.

# dsk - Tuesday 5 July, 2011

The Daily Fix: Tuesday
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The Daily Fix: Tuesday

Jul 5th 2011, 7:47 PM 1,357 Views 1 Comment

In today’s Fix: DSK maid to sue over ‘prostitute’ claims; women advised to “floss for fertility”; and one quick way to rescue a kitten from a pipe.

DSK maid to sue New York Post for labelling her a prostitute
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DSK maid to sue New York Post for labelling her a prostitute

Jul 5th 2011, 7:00 PM 401 Views 2 Comments

The newspaper is being sued for libel after claiming that the 32-year-old maid was “turning tricks at the hotel”.

New York prosecutors 'to drop' Strauss-Kahn charges - report
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New York prosecutors 'to drop' Strauss-Kahn charges - report

Jul 5th 2011, 12:13 PM 691 Views 4 Comments

The New York Post says DA sources will drop their case, because DSK’s alleged victim is not credible.

Strauss-Kahn may sue over 'slanderous' allegations of Paris assault
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Strauss-Kahn may sue over 'slanderous' allegations of Paris assault

Jul 5th 2011, 8:08 AM 289 Views 3 Comments

The former IMF head rejects claims he assaulted novelist Tristane Banon – and may bring his own case to court.

# dsk - Monday 4 July, 2011

French novelist to file attempted rape accusations against Strauss-Kahn
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French novelist to file attempted rape accusations against Strauss-Kahn

Jul 4th 2011, 3:34 PM 493 Views 7 Comments

Writer Tristane Banon is to file charges against former IMF head Dominique Strauss-Kahn for an alleged rape attempt, which she says occurred in a Paris flat in 2002.

Strauss-Kahn 'refused to pay prostitute maid for sex' - report
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Strauss-Kahn 'refused to pay prostitute maid for sex' - report

Jul 4th 2011, 8:26 AM 1,926 Views 11 Comments

A US report claims that the hotel maid involved in the Dominique Strauss-Kahn case tried to solicit the former IMF head.

# dsk - Saturday 2 July, 2011

Strauss-Kahn allies open to his involvement in 2012 election
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Strauss-Kahn allies open to his involvement in 2012 election

Jul 2nd 2011, 10:41 AM 294 Views 3 Comments

If rape charges are dropped, can the ex-IMF director return to France to run against President Nicolas Sarkozy next year?

# dsk - Friday 1 July, 2011

The Daily Fix: Friday
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The Daily Fix: Friday

Jul 1st 2011, 8:03 PM 2,379 Views 1 Comment

In today’s fix: Strauss-Kahn freed from house arrest, the woman who forgot to bury her mother, Wikileaks’ ‘priceless’ ad, and some very entertaining tennis (no, not Murray and Nadal)…

Strauss-Kahn freed from house arrest without bail
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Strauss-Kahn freed from house arrest without bail

Jul 1st 2011, 5:02 PM 349 Views 11 Comments

The criminal case against Strauss Kahn stands, and his passport has been retained. He has been allowed to go free without home or bail confinement.

# dsk - Monday 6 June, 2011

Strauss Kahn jeered by demonstrators as he arrives to plead not guilty to sex charges
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Strauss Kahn jeered by demonstrators as he arrives to plead not guilty to sex charges

Jun 6th 2011, 3:04 PM 309 Views 7 Comments

Hotel workers shouted “shame on you” as the former IMF head arrived to the court in New York. He faces charges including attempted rape and unlawful imprisonment.

# dsk - Wednesday 1 June, 2011

Egyptian businessman accused of assaulting New York maid granted bail
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Egyptian businessman accused of assaulting New York maid granted bail

Jun 1st 2011, 2:32 PM 319 Views 5 Comments

Mahmoud Adbel Salem Omar will appear in court again on Friday. The accusation of assault comes just weeks after the arrest of the former IMF head on similar charges.

# dsk - Thursday 26 May, 2011

Ten things you really need to know about Christine Lagarde
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Ten things you really need to know about Christine Lagarde

May 26th 2011, 9:52 AM 1,200 Views 0 Comments

“I honestly think that there should never be too much testosterone in one room”. Christine Lagarde wants to be the head of the IMF and the first woman in the job, but what do we know about her?

IMF hopeful Christine Lagarde declared an "international superstar" by a leading economist
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IMF hopeful Christine Lagarde declared an "international superstar" by a leading economist

May 26th 2011, 8:43 AM 242 Views 0 Comments

Praise is rolling in for Christine Lagarde, the French Finance Finister who’s gunning for the top job at the IMF. However, several countries are hanging back from giving her their complete backing.

# dsk - Wednesday 25 May, 2011

Lagarde confirms her bid for IMF’s top job
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Lagarde confirms her bid for IMF’s top job

May 25th 2011, 10:53 AM 540 Views 0 Comments

The French minister has today entered the race to succeed Dominique Strauss-Kahn, though developing countries are unhappy.

# dsk - Tuesday 24 May, 2011

DNA taken from maid's uniform 'matches Strauss-Kahn'
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DNA taken from maid's uniform 'matches Strauss-Kahn'

May 24th 2011, 1:28 PM 487 Views 3 Comments

AP cites two sources who say DNA samples taken from a chambermaid’s uniform match those taken from the former IMF head.

# dsk - Friday 20 May, 2011

# dsk - Thursday 19 May, 2011

Accused former IMF chief Strauss-Kahn wins $1m bail
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Accused former IMF chief Strauss-Kahn wins $1m bail

May 19th 2011, 10:09 PM 174 Views 0 Comments

The former managing director of the International Monetary Fund is freed on 24-hour home detention with an electronic tag.

Former IMF head Srauss-Kahn swaps luxurious life for jail cell
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Former IMF head Srauss-Kahn swaps luxurious life for jail cell

May 19th 2011, 12:34 PM 854 Views 0 Comments

Perks and a hefty salary were among the things Dominique Strauss-Kahn enjoyed as managing director of the International Monetary Fund. Now he’s in a jail cell in New York.

In full: Dominique Strauss-Kahn's letter of resignation to the IMF
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In full: Dominique Strauss-Kahn's letter of resignation to the IMF

May 19th 2011, 7:43 AM 486 Views 0 Comments

The head of the IMF has quit amid allegations of sexual assault and attempted rape. Read his full statement to the organisation here.

Head of the IMF resigns amid allegations of sexual assault and attempted rape
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Head of the IMF resigns amid allegations of sexual assault and attempted rape

May 19th 2011, 7:27 AM 452 Views 1 Comment

Dominique Strauss-Kahn says he denies “with the greatest possible firmness” the charges against him. The task of replacing him as managing director of the International Monetary Fund is already underway.