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Egypt urges IMF for $4.8 bn loan


August 23rd, 2012 - 9:03 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, Aug 23 (IANS) Egypt sought a $4.8 billion loan from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) during a meeting held between President Mohamed Morsi and Christine Lagarde, the IMF chief, ... Read more...

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Business event ahead of Games to lure investment to Britain


July 26th, 2012 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 26 (IANS) Ahead of the Olympic Games, business leaders, including some from India, met in central London for an investment conference Thursday that the British government has ... Read more...

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IMF chief seeks integrated action to fix financial system


June 9th, 2012 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 9 (IANS) The head of the International Monetary Fund has called for further action to reform the global financial system by strengthening crisis management tools and the overall ... Read more...

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Strauss-Kahn files countercharge against hotel maid


May 16th, 2012 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
New York, May 16 (IANS) Former International Monetary Fund (IMF) head Dominique Strauss-Kahn is filing a civil lawsuit against the former hotel maid who accused him of sexually assaulting her ... Read more...

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Spanish government takes controlling stake in ailing bank


May 10th, 2012 - 12:07 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, May 10 (IANS/EFE) The Spanish government will nationalize the parent company of Bankia, the country's fourth-largest bank, and plans to inject additional capital into the troubled institution, the ... Read more...

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IMF chief urges balanced policies for higher, better growth


May 8th, 2012 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 8 (IANS) Global policymakers should strike a balance between austerity and growth in designing economic policies to deliver faster and better growth, as fiscal adjustment and other headwinds ... Read more...

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Normal for me to have sex at orgies: Strauss-Kahn


May 1st, 2012 - 12:57 am ICT by IANS
London, April 30 (IANS) Former International Monetary Fund (IMF) chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn has claimed it is "normal" for him to have sex with six different women at orgies, Daily Mail ... Read more...

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Strauss-Kahn blames Sarkozy for destroying his bid


April 28th, 2012 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 28 (IANS) Dominique Strauss-Kahn, the former head of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) who was under investigation for sexually assaulting a hotel maid in the US, accused his ... Read more...

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Boost cooperation, IMF chief urges


April 4th, 2012 - 1:07 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 3 (IANS) The head of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Tuesday called for global cooperation to increase the IMF's ability to tackle challenges, warning that the world's economic ... Read more...

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World economy still in danger zone: IMF


February 27th, 2012 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Feb 27 (IANS) Despite the improvement in indicators of global activities, the risks are latent and the world economy is still in "the danger zone", International Monetary Fund ... Read more...

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French police detain former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn


February 23rd, 2012 - 10:25 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Paris, Feb 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn was detained overnight by the French police in connection with investigation into alleged illegal sex ring. Strauss presented himself to investigators in ... Read more...

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IMF to explore options to combat global economic risks


January 18th, 2012 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 18 (IANS) The International Monetary Fund (IMF) would explore ways to strengthen its firepower to combat global economic risks, Christine Lagarde, managing director of the IMF, said Tuesday."I ... Read more...

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Brazilian president meets IMF head on euro crisis


December 2nd, 2011 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
Rio De Janeiro, Dec 2 (IANS) Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff met International Monetary Fund (IMF) chief Christine Lagarde Thursday to discuss the ongoing eurozone debt crisis and its effects on ... Read more...

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Strauss-Kahn being investigated for link to call girl ring


November 17th, 2011 - 8:36 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Paris, Nov 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Former International Monetary Fund boss Dominic Strauss-Khan is under investigation for allegedly having a link to a call girl ring. Strauss-Kan, who was widely tipped to become ... Read more...

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Medvedev, IMF chief to discuss world financial system


November 7th, 2011 - 4:37 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Nov 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian President Dmitry Medvedev will discuss reforms of the global financial system with International Monetary Fund (IMF) managing director Christine Lagarde who is on a ... Read more...

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Strauss-Kahn admits moral fault in sex scandal


September 19th, 2011 - 1:13 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, Sep 19 (IANS) Former chief of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Dominique Strauss-Kahn admitted to a "moral fault" in the US sex scandal during an interview Sunday night.It's "a ... Read more...

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Strauss-Kahn returns home after sex assault case


September 4th, 2011 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 4 (IANS) Former head of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Dominique Strauss-Kahn returned to Paris Sunday following the collapse of an attempted rape case levelled against him in ... Read more...

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Global economy in dangerous new phase: IMF chief


August 28th, 2011 - 2:15 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 28 (IANS) International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde warned Saturday that downside risks to the global economy are rising, and developments this summer have indicated the global economy ... Read more...

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Strauss-Kahn free to return to France


August 24th, 2011 - 11:26 am ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 24 (IANS/EFE) Former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn Tuesday expressed his relief at seeing the end of the "nightmare" in his first remarks to the press since he ... Read more...

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Strauss-Kahn accuser files civil lawsuit


August 9th, 2011 - 7:18 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 9 (IANS) The hotel maid, who accused former International Monetary Fund (IMF) chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn of sexually assaulting her, has filed a civil lawsuit against him, Xinhua reported ... Read more...

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Hotel maid speaks of attack by former IMF chief


July 25th, 2011 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 25 (IANS) The hotel maid in New York whose claim that she was sexually assaulted by former International Monetary Fund (IMF) chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn cost him his ... Read more...

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Strauss-Kahn bedded three women the weekend he ‘assaulted’ maid?


July 17th, 2011 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 17 (IANS) Former International Monetary Fund (IMF) chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn had sex with three women the same weekend he allegedly assaulted a New York hotel maid, a media ... Read more...

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Ex-IMF chief sues French writer for rape bid allegation


July 13th, 2011 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 13 (IANS) Former International Monetary Fund (IMF) chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn has launched legal action against a French writer who accused him of trying to rape her, a media ... Read more...

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Ex-IMF chief Strauss Kahn’s court hearing postponed


July 12th, 2011 - 7:12 am ICT by IANS
New York, July 12 (IANS) The court hearing of former International Monetary Fund (IMF) chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn in a case related to sexual assault on a hotel maid ... Read more...

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Ex-IMF chief Strauss-Kahn released as case teeters (Lead)


July 2nd, 2011 - 1:35 am ICT by IANS
New York, July 2 (IANS) Former International Monetary Fund (IMF) chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn was released from house arrest Friday as the sexual assault case against him moved another step closer ... Read more...

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Ex-IMF chief Strauss-Kahn released


July 2nd, 2011 - 12:03 am ICT by IANS
New York, July 1 (IANS) Former International Monetary Fund (IMF) chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn was released by a judge in New York Friday on his own recognizance, following serious credibility issues ... Read more...

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Strauss-Kahn sexual assault case on verge of collapse: NYT


July 1st, 2011 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 1 (IANS) The sexual assault case against former International Monetary Fund (IMF) chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn is about to collapse, New York Times reported Friday.A 32-year-old chambermaid had alleged ... Read more...

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Lagarde is new IMF chief, gets support from India, US


June 29th, 2011 - 11:11 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 29 (IANS) French Finance Minister Christine Lagarde was named the first female head of International Monetary Fund (IMF) after the United States, India and some other fast-growing ... Read more...

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Christine Lagarde is new IMF chief


June 29th, 2011 - 3:19 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 29 (IANS) French Finance Minister Christine Lagarde was Tuesday named as the new chief of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Xinhua reported.Lagarde will become the first woman to ... Read more...

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Lagarde is new IMF chief


June 29th, 2011 - 12:52 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 28 (IANS) The International Monetary Fund (IMF) announced Tuesday it has selected French Finance Minister Christine Lagarde as its next managing director, Xinhua reported.Lagarde's rival candidate was Mexico's ... Read more...

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IMF ex-head Strauss-Kahn pleads not guilty


June 6th, 2011 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
New York, June 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Former International Monetary Fund (IMF) chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn, who is facing charges of sexual assault, pleaded not guilty at pre-trial hearings in New York ... Read more...

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Lagarde visiting India to garner support for top IMF job


June 6th, 2011 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) French Finance Minister Christine Lagarde, one of the favourites for the top job at the International Monetary Fund (IMF), is scheduled to meet Indian ... Read more...

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May the best get IMF top job: Manmohan


May 31st, 2011 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) With emerging powers questioning the practice of the top IMF job going to a European, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday questioned the Western monopoly ... Read more...

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India supports best candidate for IMF post: PM (Lead)


May 31st, 2011 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday said India supported the "best" available candidate, irrespective of nationality, as the next International Monetary Fund (IMF) chief -- ... Read more...

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No discussion with Merkel on next IMF chief: PM


May 31st, 2011 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday said India and Germany did not talk about who should be the next International Monetary Fund (IMF) chief after ... Read more...

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