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Dominique Strauss-Kahn arrives at the court in Lille
17/02/2015 - France

Prosecutor calls for unconditional discharge for Strauss-Kahn in French pimping case

French public prosecutors have called for an unconditional discharge for former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn in the case of pimping brought against him in Lille, northern France.
Dominique Strauss-Kahn faces the cameras outside the court in Lille
17/02/2015 - France

Ex-prostitutes drop civil cases against Strauss-Kahn ahead of prosecution’s summing-up

Two ex-prostitutes yesterday dropped a civil suit against Dominique Strauss-Kahn who is standing trial for pimping in France, their lawyer said.
Police tackle the femen activists as Strauss-Kahn arrives at the court
11/02/2015 - France

Femen members charged with sexual exhibition for Strauss-Kahn topless protest

The three topless feminist protesters are to face trial for “sexual exhibition” after throwing themselves at former IMF chief Domininque Strauss-Kahn’s car as he arrived for his ...
13/10/2014

African press review 13 October 2014

An African crisis fund, a Kenyan clean sweep in Chicago, the death of Ali Mazrui, and the fate of Julius Malema's party are some of this morning's main stories . . .

International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde
27/08/2014 - France

IMF boss Lagarde charged with negligence in 2008 French corruption case

International Monetary Fund (IMF) boss Christine Lagarde on Wednesday said she had no intention of resigning

IMF head Christine Lagarde
26/08/2014 - France - IMF

IMF chief Lagarde faces fourth round of questioning in French corruption case

International Monetary Fund (IMF) boss Christine Lagarde on Tuesday faced questioning for the fourth time in a mulit-million-euro corruption case linked to her time as a minister under former French ...
05/07/2014 - France

French GDP ranking to slip by 2020

According to a report from PricewaterhouseCoopers, the French economy will slip from fifth to sixth place in the GDP rankings by 2020, and to eighth by 2030.

21/06/2014

French press review 21 June 2014

The French press is in a frenzy after les Bleus become the team to beat at the Brazil World Cup after thrashing Switzerland five-two.
Don't say "DSK" - Strauss-Kahn is taking legal action over use of his initials in a dubious enterprise
30/04/2014 - France - Belgium

Strauss-Kahn to sue pimp over 'DSK' brothel

Disgraced IMF boss Dominique Strauss-Kahn is embroiled in a new sex-related legal case.
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