Dominique Strauss-Kahn

    507 days ago

    Strauss-Kahn charges may be dropped

    French prosecutors are planning to drop prostitution charges against Dominique Strauss-Kahn, according to a lawyer for the former IMF head.

    689 days ago

    Strauss-Kahn settles sex assault claim with hotel maid

    Former International Monetary Fund leader Dominique Strauss-Kahn and a hotel maid have settled her lawsuit over sexual assault allegations that sank his political career and spurred scrutiny of his dealings with women on two continents.

    695 days ago

    Date set for Strauss-Kahn trial

    A court date has been set to discuss a New York City hotel maid's sexual assault action against former International Monetary Fund chief and potential French presidential candidate Dominique Strauss-Kahn.

    702 days ago

    Court delays Strauss-Kahn ruling

    A French court has delayed a ruling on whether to drop several charges against Dominique Strauss-Kahn, the former IMF chief who has successfully fought accusations linked to his “libertine” lifestyle.

    702 days ago

    Strauss-Kahn awaits legal ruling

    Dominique Strauss-Kahn, the former IMF chief who has successfully fought a handful of accusations linked to his "libertine" lifestyle, will be learning whether charges for aggravated pimping will be dropped.

    893 days ago

    Strauss-Kahn rape inquiry launched

    A French prosecutor has opened a preliminary investigation into allegations of rape in a Washington hotel by former IMF chief and one-time French presidential hopeful Dominique Strauss-Kahn.

    899 days ago

    Strauss-Kahn sues maid for $1m

    Former world finance boss Dominique Strauss-Kahn has made a $1m (€777,000) counter-claim against the New York hotel maid who accused him of sexual assault, saying she seriously damaged his reputation with what he calls a bogus allegation.

    910 days ago

    France to probe Strauss-Kahn rape claims

    French investigators are studying accusations that Dominique Strauss-Kahn was involved in a rape in a Washington hotel in 2010, a judicial official said.

    913 days ago

    Court allows maid's case against DSK to proceed

    A hotel maid’s lawsuit claiming that former French presidential contender Dominique Strauss-Kahn sexually assaulted her can proceed to trial, a New York judge has ruled.

    947 days ago

    Strauss-Kahn awaits court judgement on civil case

    A judge may decide today whether former IMF head Dominique Strauss-Kahn will face a civil case accusing him of sexually assaulting a hotel maid.

    965 days ago

    Two arrested after scuffles outside Strauss-Kahn speech in UK

    Two demonstrators were arrested after clashing with police while French politician Dominique Strauss-Kahn addressed one of the UK’s most famous university debating societies.

    982 days ago

    Strauss-Kahn freed by police

    The former chief of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Dominique Strauss-Kahn, has been released from a French police station after two days of questioning over a suspected hotel prostitution ring.

    983 days ago

    Strauss-Kahn faces sex claims quiz

    Former International Monetary Fund chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn will be questioned today by French police investigating a suspected hotel prostitution ring.

    1016 days ago

    District attorney explains why he dropped Strauss-Kahn case

    The prosecutor who charged Dominique Strauss-Kahn with sexually assaulting a hotel maid said he dropped the case because he ultimately was not sure what transpired between the two.

    1047 days ago

    Strauss-Kahn makes conference speech

    Former International Monetary Fund head Dominique Strauss-Kahn has begun his return to public life with a speech at a business conference in Beijing after the scandal earlier this year in New York over a sexual assault accusation.

    1057 days ago

    French TV shows Strauss-Kahn hotel videos

    Surveillance videos aired publicly for the first time show former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn leisurely checking out of a New York hotel where he was accused of sexually assaulting a chambermaid, and his accuser appearing to act out the alleged attack.

    1065 days ago

    Strauss-Kahn blames 'weak flesh' for scandal

    Shamed former IMF boss Dominique Strauss-Kahn has blamed his sex scandal downfall on the fact “the flesh is weak”.

    1102 days ago

    Strauss-Kahn 'has no immunity'

    Former International Monetary Fund leader Dominique Strauss-Kahn does not have diplomatic immunity from a lawsuit by a hotel maid who claims he sexually assaulted her in his room, according to court papers.

    1113 days ago

    Strauss-Kahn sex claims 'lies'

    Lawyers for Dominique Strauss-Kahn have disputed the Paris prosecutor’s statement that the former head of the International Monetary Fund admitted to sexually assaulting a French writer.

    1130 days ago

    DSK: I can't be prosecuted

    Dominique Strauss-Kahn, claiming he has diplomatic immunity, has asked a New York court to dismiss a lawsuit by the hotel maid who says he sexually assaulted her.

    1134 days ago

    Strauss-Kahn to face judge

    The Paris prosecutor’s office says Dominique Strauss-Kahn and the woman who accuses him of trying to rape her have been ordered to appear before a judge to tell their version of the events.

    1139 days ago

    Strauss-Kahn admits 'moral failings'

    Dominique Strauss-Kahn, the former head of the International Monetary Fund, says his sexual encounter with a New York hotel maid “did not involve violence, constraint or aggression” but still was a “moral failing” on his part.

    1145 days ago

    Strauss-Kahn questioned for three hours by French police

    French police have questioned former IMF boss Dominique Strauss-Kahn for three hours over claims he tried to rape a writer during a 2003 interview.

    1145 days ago

    French police quiz Strauss-Kahn

    French police have questioned former IMF boss Dominique Strauss-Kahn for three hours over claims he tried to rape a writer during a 2003 interview.

    1153 days ago

    Strauss-Kahn back in France

    Dominique Strauss-Kahn has returned home to a mixed welcome in France – for the first time since attempted rape accusations by a New York hotel maid unleashed an international scandal that dashed his chances of the French presidency.

    1153 days ago

    Strauss-Kahn returns to France

    Former International Monetary Fund leader Dominique Strauss-Kahn arrived in his native France today, for the first time since the collapse of a sensational sexual assault case that cost him his job and possibly his presidential ambitions.

    1158 days ago

    Strauss-Kahn bids farewell to IMF staff

    Former International Monetary Fund chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn returned to the IMF's headquarters to say goodbye to staff and meet his successor, five days after New York prosecutors dismissed sex attack charges against him.

    1164 days ago

    Strauss-Kahn 'may sue accuser'

    Former International Monetary Fund leader Dominique Strauss-Kahn might take legal action in civil court against the hotel maid who accused him of sexually assaulting her in a now-dismissed criminal case and in her ongoing civil suit, one of his lawyers said.

    1165 days ago

    Strauss-Kahn assault charges dropped

    A judge dismissed the sexual assault case against former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn today but put the order on hold for the accuser and her lawyer to ask that a special prosecutor should be appointed.

    1165 days ago

    Strauss-Kahn case set to be dropped

    Prosecutors sought to dismiss the criminal charges in a sexual-assault case against former International Monetary Fund leader Dominique Strauss-Kahn, saying persistent lying by the hotel maid who accused him of trying to rape her in his suite made it impossible for them to determine what really happened.

    1166 days ago

    Strauss-Kahn case 'to be dropped'

    Prosecutors in New York plan to recommend to a judge that charges in the sex assault case against Dominique Strauss-Kahn be dropped.

    1166 days ago

    Strauss-Kahn case 'may be dropped'

    The sexual assault case against former International Monetary Fund leader Dominique Strauss-Kahn is likely to be dropped by New York prosecutors, an official close to the case said.

    1167 days ago

    Strauss-Kahn case 'may be dropped'

    The lawyer for the woman who accused former International Monetary Fund head Dominique Strauss-Kahn of sexual assault has said he believes prosecutors plan to dismiss some or all of the charges.

    1191 days ago

    Lawyer defends Strauss-Kahn accuser

    The hotel maid accusing Dominique Strauss-Kahn of sex assault has been wrongfully portrayed as a money grabbing opportunist in newspaper accounts of her recorded remarks to an incarcerated friend, her lawyer said after they reviewed the tapes during a nearly eight-hour meeting with prosecutors.

    1194 days ago

    Strauss-Kahn maid breaks silence

    The hotel maid who says former International Monetary Fund chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn sexually assaulted her in a Manhattan hotel room has broken her silence over the alleged attack.

    1198 days ago

    Strauss-Kahn case investigators question politician

    French investigators questioned a leading presidential hopeful about a writer's claim that former International Monetary Fund chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn tried to rape her.

    1207 days ago

    Strauss-Kahn court date postponed

    Dominique Strauss-Kahn’s next court date in his New York sexual assault case was postponed, with prosecutors saying the delay was for further investigation and defence lawyers saying they hoped it would lead to the end of the tumultuous case.

    1211 days ago

    Paris opens Strauss-Kahn rape probe

    Paris prosecutors have opened a preliminary investigation into accusations by a French writer that former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn tried to rape her.

    1212 days ago

    Strauss-Kahn lawyers meet prosecutors

    Lawyers for Dominique Strauss-Kahn have met US prosecutors for what the defence called a productive discussion, but there was no immediate word on what would happen to the sex assault case hit by doubts about the accuser's credibility.

    1214 days ago

    Strauss-Kahn maid sues for libel

    The hotel maid at the centre of the Dominique Strauss-Kahn sex assault case is suing the New York Post after it called her a prostitute.

    1214 days ago

    Strauss-Kahn: Rape bid claim 'imaginary'

    Former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn faced a potential new sexual assault investigation after a young French writer said she would formally accuse him of trying to rape her during a 2002 interview.

    1215 days ago

    Strauss-Kahn faces new legal action

    A French novelist who accused former International Monetary Fund chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn of attempted rape is pressing ahead with legal action against him.

    1218 days ago

    Judge releases Strauss-Kahn without bail

    Former International Monetary Fund leader Dominique Strauss-Kahn has been released from house arrest by a New York judge.

    1218 days ago

    Strauss-Kahn 'to be released'

    Prosecutors will agree to the release of ex-IMF leader Dominique Strauss-Kahn without bail at a hearing today, reports say.

    1218 days ago

    Report: Prosecutors agree to release Strauss-Kahn

    It has been reported that US prosecutors have agreed to free former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn from house arrest and return his bail money.

    1232 days ago

    Strauss-Kahn 'claimed diplomatic immunity'

    Dominique Strauss-Kahn declared he had diplomatic immunity and complained that his handcuffs were too tight after he was taken into custody on allegations he tried to rape a Manhattan hotel maid, court documents show.

    1243 days ago

    Strauss-Kahn denies sex attack

    The former International Monetary Fund head charged with trying to rape a hotel maid formally said he was innocent of the charges today in his first court appearance in the case in two weeks.

    1255 days ago

    Strauss-Kahn moves to new location

    A judge in New York has allowed Dominique Strauss-Kahn to move to a new location.

    1257 days ago

    Tourists flock to Strauss-Kahn base

    The New York apartment building where former IMF leader Dominique Strauss-Kahn is under house arrest on sexual assault charges has become a new tourist hot spot.

    1260 days ago

    Strauss-Kahn released from prison

    Dominique Strauss-Kahn has been released from a New York City jail.

    1260 days ago

    Judge approves Strauss-Kahn release order

    A New York judge today cleared the way for former International Monetary Fund leader Dominique Strauss-Kahn to be freed from jail in his sex assault case even after his expensive housing plans hit a snag.

    1261 days ago

    Jailed Strauss-Kahn resigns as head of IMF

    Dominique Strauss-Kahn has resigned from his post as the head of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), it was confirmed today.

    1262 days ago

    Geithner: DSK 'not in a position to run' IMF

    The US Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner has said Dominique Strauss-Kahn is "not in a position to run" the International Monetary Fund after his arrest over an alleged sexual assault.

    1263 days ago

    Austrian Finance Minister calls for DSK resignation

    Austria's Finance Minister has called for IMF boss Dominique Strauss-Kahn to step down to avoid damaging the institution in the wake of his arrest for sexual assault.

    1263 days ago

    French question sexual tolerance

    French voters have shrugged at politicians’ infidelities for decades but now some wonder if their tolerance has allowed criminal acts by one of the country’s best-known public figures to go unpunished.

    1263 days ago

    IMF: No decision made on Strauss-Kahn

    The IMF board has said no decision has been made on the future of its chief, Dominique Strauss-Kahn.

    1263 days ago

    Solitary confinement for IMF chief

    Haggard and unshaven after a weekend in jail, the chief of the International Monetary Fund was denied release on bail on charges of trying to rape a hotel maid as allegations of other, similar attacks by Dominique Strauss-Kahn began to emerge.

    1264 days ago

    Arrest rocks French presidential race

    Allegations of sexual assault in a New York hotel have torn France’s presidential race asunder and savaged the reputation of the suave and self-assured Dominique Strauss-Kahn.

    1264 days ago

    IMF chief in sex case court delay

    The New York court appearance for the International Money Fund chief accused of sexually assaulting a hotel maid has been delayed, his lawyer said today.