Topic: Strausskahn

News of turnaround in Dominique Strauss-Kahn case stuns France

News of the possible collapse of sexual assault charges against Dominique Strauss-Kahn stunned and divided France on Friday, underscoring political differences between left and right, challenging moral assumptions and spurring supporters to urge his rehabilitation after what had been depicted as ...

Former Imf Head Strausskahn Released Case Teeters
July 01, 2011, 7:55 pm

Former IMF head Strauss-Kahn is released as case teeters

Former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn was released from house arrest on Friday as the sexual assault case against him moved one step closer to dismissal after prosecutors told a Manhattan judge that they had serious problems with the case. Prosecutors acknowledged that there were significant ...

Dominique Strauss-Kahn 'tried to claim diplomatic immunity'

The former head of the International Monetary Fund told detectives who hauled him off an Air France flight to Paris that he wanted to speak with someone at the French consulate. Court papers released by New York prosecutors gave transcripts of conversations Mr Strauss-Kahn, 62, had with hotel staff ...

Strausskahn Resigns Imf Chief
May 20, 2011

Strauss-Kahn resigns as IMF chief

NEW YORK Dominique Strauss-Kahn, claiming he is innocent of sex charges, said he has resigned as the International Monetary Fund's (IMF) head with infinite sadness. His resignation is likely to set off a succession battle to lead the global lender pitting the developing world against the ...

Strauss-Kahn submits resignation, insists complete innocence

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) said in a statement late Wednesday night that its managing director Dominique Strauss-Kahn has resigned. Strauss-Kahn denied the charges of sexual assault, attempted rape and unlawful imprisonment in his letter of resignation, saying that "I deny with the ...