Lille (France) (AFP) - The pivotal character in a French prostitution ring that landed former International Monetary Fund (IMF) chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn in court for "pimping" will be the first to take the stand Tuesday in the trial.
Lille (France) (AFP) - Disgraced ex-IMF boss Dominique Strauss-Kahn, whose presidential hopes were torpedoed by a sex scandal, takes the stand at a French pimping trial Tuesday in a bid to convince judges he was not at the core of a prostitution ring.
Lille (France) (AFP) - A French court will rule Friday on whether ex-IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn is guilty of pimping charges after a trial which exposed lurid details of champagne-fuelled orgies and prostitution.
Lille (France) (AFP) - The sexual proclivities of ex-IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn come under the spotlight again Monday when he goes on trial in France for "pimping" four years after a sex scandal cost him a shot at the presidency.
Former International Monetary Fund chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn has been acquitted of aggravated pimping charges by a French court. He told the court yesterday that he participated in sex parties reminiscent of orgies in antiquity because he needed "recreational sessions" while he was busy "saving the world" from one of its worst financial crises.
Despite Christine Lagarde's conviction earlier on Monday for failing to overturn a 285-million euro payout to a businessman in an arbitration case while she was France’s finance minister nearly a decade ago - a verdict for which the 60-year-old IMF chief won’t face a fine or prison term - the Executive Board of the International Monetary Board decided that her transgression was not too extensive, and reaffirmed its full confidence in Lagarde, indicating support for her to remain m
The DSK trial has begun in Lille, France, where former IMF head Dominique Strauss-Kahn has been charged for soliciting prostitutes and joining in orgies in France and the United States. His defense? It wasn't really that bad:
The arrest of the IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn over charges of a sex crime in New York, complicates matters for the troubled Euro-zone in a critical moment. Analysis follows.
The chief of the International Monetary Fund already boarded a plane from New York to Paris when the local police came to arrest him. He is accused of a sexual assault on a maid in the New York Sofitel hotel hours before the scheduled flight.