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.
Former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn lashed out at the focus on his sexual behaviour in a French court where he is charged with pimping, saying he was not on trial for "deviant" acts.Thursday, 12 February, 2015, 7:45am
Power can be a heady aphrodisiac and Dominique Strauss-Kahn, when chief of the International Monetary Fund and about to run for French president, had plenty of it.2 Feb 2015 - 2:00am 4 comments
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.26 Sep 2013 - 4:53am
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
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
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
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
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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
Strauss-Kahn banks on out-of-court deal10 Dec 2012 - 1:28am
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
A French court has delayed a decision on whether to drop pimping charges against former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn until December 19, prosecutors said on Wednesday.28 Nov 2012 - 6:22pm
Lawmakers will discuss the controversy surrounding Executive Council member Franklin Lam Fan-keung's sale of two luxury flats just before the government announced extra measures to cool the housing market. Lam has been granted leave of absence from his role as a member of the government's top advisory body in the wake of the controversy.28 Nov 2012 - 5:52am
First there was Dominique Strauss-Kahn, who allegedly referred to women as "material", then catcalls in the French parliament just because a female minister wore a floral dress.
But when the agriculture minister - in an interview last month about promoting gender equality - suggested women couldn't get their heads around technical jobs, that was too much.1 Nov 2012 - 3:26am