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Dominique Strauss-Kahn

Dominique Strauss-Kahn is a French economist, lawyer and politician. He served as the head of the International Monetary Fund from 2007 to 2011 before he resigned following allegations of sexual assault by a hotel employee in New York. All charges against Strauss-Kahn were dropped after prosecutors questioned the alleged victim’s credibility and found the evidence inconclusive. 

Disgraced former IMF boss Dominique Strauss-Kahn set to become bank chairman

Dominique Strauss-Kahn, the disgraced former head of the International Monetary Fund, is set to become chairman of an investment bank. Strauss-Kahn, 64, who quit the IMF under a cloud in May 2011, will help develop the investment-banking franchise of Luxembourg-based Anatevka, its current chairman, Thierry Leyne, said.

Thursday, 26 September, 2013, 4:53am

Ex-IMF chief Strauss-Kahn to face pimping charges in France

Former International Monetary Fund chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn will have to defend himself in a French court on charges of aggravated pimping despite recommendations by prosecutors that the charges be dropped.

27 Jul 2013 - 1:58am

Dominique Strauss-Kahn defiant on sex scandal

Former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn said he did not have "any kind of problems with women", in an interview two years after the sex scandal that lost him his job and his French presidential aspirations.

12 Jul 2013 - 3:58am

Strauss-Kahn gives South Sudan some 'special attention'

After some time out of the limelight following his spectacular fall from grace in 2011, former International Monetary Fund chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn has resurfaced in unusual circumstances.

16 May 2013 - 3:53am

Author writes book about her affair with disgraced IMF chief

A French author has written in graphic detail about her eight-month affair with disgraced IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn, calling the relationship "field work" for a controversial new book. The book by Argentinian-born Marcela Iacub, a columnist with the left-wing daily Liberation, was denounced by Strauss-Kahn and the wife he has separated from, journalist Anne Sinclair.

23 Feb 2013 - 3:49am

Who said it?

I will be forever a primary school student, to learn from the masses, from the grass roots

New Shanxi governor Li Xiaopeng, son of former premier Li Peng


His choking style of leadership, his persistent and obsessive defiance, have finally exhausted his players

20 Dec 2012 - 1:37am

Talking points

Hong Kong elects its NPC delegates

19 Dec 2012 - 2:48am

Strauss-Kahn agrees payout to New York hotel maid in sex assault lawsuit

Former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn has agreed to pay a financial settlement to a New York hotel maid who accused him of sexual assault.

12 Dec 2012 - 3:38am

Talking points

Strauss-Kahn banks on out-of-court deal

10 Dec 2012 - 1:28am

Strauss-Kahn in preliminary deal with maid in civil case

Former International Monetary Fund chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn and the hotel maid who accused him of sexually assaulting her last year have reached a preliminary agreement to settle the civil lawsuit she brought against him, a person familiar with the case said.

The person, however, cautioned that the agreement could still fall apart.

30 Nov 2012 - 1:01pm