International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde stands trial for her role in a 400 million euro payout as French finance minister in 2008 to businessman Bernard Tapie, at the Cour de Justice de la Republique, saying she is confident she has done nothing wrong. Mia Womersley reports. Continue reading
IMF chief Christine Lagarde is to go on trial for her role in a 400 million euro ($425 million) state payout to businessman Bernard Tapie in 2008 when she was France’s finance minister.
(REUTERS) – It was expected and now it’s official.
Dominique Strauss-Kahn’s lawyer leaves a French court with the news of his client’s acquittal.
DSK, as he’s known in France, was found not guilty of hiring prostitutes for a party he and others attended.
The prosecutor in the pimping trial of Dominique Strauss-Kahn says the former IMF boss should be acquitted.
Civil parties in the pimping trial of Dominique Strauss-Kahn — including prostitutes and prostitution charities — drop their damages claim against the former IMF boss.
Dominique Strauss-Kahn’s sexual practices come under scrutiny at his pimping trial, as one prostitute with whom he had relations says he did not respect her.
Former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn denies knowing that the women at sex parties he attended were prostitutes.
(BVO) – Outside the courthouse, topless women protest as Dominique Strauss-Kahn heads into court.
Inside the courthouse the former IMF chief faces pimping charges.