Dominique Strauss-Kahn, his presidential hopes shattered by a sex assault scandal that rocked his homeland, returned on Sunday to France facing a frosty public reception and unease among his political allies.
The former IMF chief arrived a
Former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn was released from house arrest on Friday after prosecutors said the hotel maid who accused him of attempted rape lied to a grand jury and made other false statements.
Strauss-Kahn, 62, still faces c
The sexual assault case against former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn is near collapse, sources said, raising the prospect of a dramatic return to France's presidential election race.
Strauss-Kahn, 62, was a steward of the world economy
Former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn pleaded not guilty on Monday to charges he sexually assaulted a New York hotel maid in a case that cost him his job and a chance at the French presidency.
Strauss-Kahn, 62, faces up to 25 years in p
Emerging economies should have a say on who should take the helm of the International Monetary Fund, but overhauling the global agency is more important than the succession issue, an adviser to the People's Bank of China said on Tuesday.
Merit, not nationality, should determine who replaces Dominique Strauss-Kahn as the chief of the IMF, the finance ministers of Australia and South Africa said in a joint statement on Sunday.
Australian Treasurer Wayne Swan and South Africa
The International Monetary Fund said it will accept nominations to replace Dominique Strauss-Kahn as managing director as of Monday and hopes to select the next head of the global lender by June 30.
Shakour Shaalan, the dean of the IMF boa
Former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn will leave jail on bail on Friday under the shadow of sexual assault charges as another French official, Christine Lagarde, builds support to succeed him.
Strauss-Kahn, a global high-flier seen as ha
The International Monetary Fund said Dominique Strauss-Kahn has resigned as its head following charges against him of sexual assault and attempted rape.
'I deny with the greatest possible firmness all of the allegations that have been
Dominique Strauss-Kahn faced growing pressure to quit as head of the IMF after his arrest on attempted rape charges, as some French politicians expressed outrage over his treatment by US authorities.
The battle to succeed Strauss-Kahn, who