CNN's Jim Bittermann explains possible consequences for Dominique Strauss-Kahn over accusations of "aggravated pimping".
Former International Monetary Fund (IMF) chief and political contender Dominique Strauss-Kahn has seen his reputation tarnished in a turbulent 12 months.
Dominique Strauss-Kahn, the former head of the International Monetary Fund, is filing a countersuit for at least $1 million against the Manhattan maid who accused him of sexual assault.
Francois Hollande is forecast to become France's first Socialist president since 1995, according to France 2 television exit polls, but his rise has as much to do with luck as his own political skill, experts say.
French prosecutors said Friday they are considering widening an investigation into former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn's alleged participation in a prostitution ring.
A New York judge Tuesday rejected claims by former International Monetary Fund chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn that a civil lawsuit against him should be dismissed because he was protected by diplomatic immunity.
Lawyers for former International Monetary Fund chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn urged a judge on Wednesday to dismiss a civil suit brought against him by the New York hotel housekeeper who accused him of assaulting her last year.
Lawyers for former International Monetary Fund chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn are expected to argue in a New York court Wednesday that a hotel maid's lawsuit accusing him of sexual assault should be thrown out because his then-job gave him immunity from civil cases.
Lawyers for Dominique Strauss-Kahn pushed back Tuesday against allegations that he facilitated prostitution in France, saying there was "no significant evidence" the former International Monetary Fund chief knew young women at parties he attended were being paid for sex.
Former International Monetary Fund chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn was formally warned Monday that he is under investigation for "aggravated pimping" for his alleged participation in a prostitution ring in France, prosecutors said.
Shouting such chants as "Shame on you" and "DSK, go away," a throng of students at the University of Cambridge gathered Friday to protest an appearance by former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn before the school's debating society.
CNN's Erin McLaughlin reports on protests against Dominique Struass Khan in Cambridge, England.
Dominique Strauss-Kahn, the former chief of the International Monetary Fund, was released Wednesday from police custody in northern France after undergoing two days of questioning about an alleged prostitution ring.
Police in France on Tuesday were questioning former International Monetary Fund chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn as they investigated an alleged prostitution ring that may have operated out of two French hotels.
Jim Bittermann reports on excerpts of a hotel security video that support both sides of Dominique Strauss-Kahn case.
A paralegal who accused the New York police commissioner's son of raping her inside a Manhattan law firm said the incident left her pregnant and prompted her to get an abortion, according to a source familiar with the investigation.
A video obtained by French broadcaster BFM shows Dominique Strauss-Kahn leaving a luxury Manhattan hotel the same day he was accused of sexually assaulting a hotel housekeeper.
French prosecutors drop an attempted rape complaint against Dominique Strauss-Kahn. CNN's Jim Bittermann reports.
A leading figure in French President Nicolas Sarkozy's party, the UMP, has dismissed any suggestion that ex-International Monetary Fund chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn was set up when he was arrested on charges of sexual assault in New York in May.
Dominique Strauss-Kahn has again asked to be questioned by authorities leading an inquiry into an alleged French prostitution ring, after media reports have tied him to the case.
A new book details an alleged rape attempt involving former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn.
The French writer who accused former International Monetary Fund head Dominique Strauss-Kahn of attempted rape published a book Thursday in which she described how her life changed once Strauss-Kahn was arrested in New York in an unrelated case.
After investigating a complaint filed against former International Monetary Fund head Dominique Strauss-Kahn, in which a journalist accused him of attempting to rape her in 2003, French prosecutors said there was a lack of sufficient evidence to file charges.
Ex-International Monetary Fund chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn and the French woman who has accused him of attempted rape, Tristane Banon, appeared before police in Paris Thursday.
Former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn comments on his New York hotel scandal. CNN's Jim Bitterman reports
Lawyers for ex-International Monetary Fund chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn asked a judge to dismiss a lawsuit by his accuser in a now-dismissed sexual assault case Monday, arguing his job gave him immunity from civil cases.
The former head of the International Monetary Fund, arrested on sexual assault charges and then released after his accuser's credibility was questioned, acknowledged "moral weakness" in an interview Sunday but denied any violence or aggression.
Reaction was mixed to the appearance of Dominique Strauss-Kahn on French TV Sunday night. CNN's Jim Bittermann reports.
French politician Dominique Strauss-Kahn tells France's TF1 the New York hotel incident last May was a "moral weakness."
As the charges against Dominique Strauss-Kahn were about to be dropped in New York, a friend of mine who lives in the Tribeca neighborhood, next to where the Frenchman was under house arrest, casually mentioned that he often saw Strauss-Kahn and his wife Anne Sinclair through a skylight in the roof of the building.
French police questioned former International Monetary Fund chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn on Monday in connection with an alleged attempted rape, one of his attorneys said.
Fmr. IMF Chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn is questioned by French police in connection with an alleged attempted rape.
Strauss-Kahn lawyers Benjamin Brafman and William W. Taylor talk to CNN's Piers Morgan about their client's case.
Lawyers for former International Monetary Fund chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn said they are not worried about a pending civil suit from his accuser after a New York judge dropped criminal charges against him.
Dominique Strauss-Kahn arrived in Paris on Sunday morning, less than two weeks after a judge dismissed sexual assault charges against him in an international scandal that altered France's political landscape.
Dominique Strauss-Kahn arrives in Paris less than two weeks after a judge dismissed sexual assault charges against him.
Ex-IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn says he's pleased with the court's decision to drop a sex assault case.
Although I have always considered myself a feminist, I was, in the days following Dominique Strauss-Kahn's arrest, unable to join the sisterhood in condemning a man -- albeit of dubious moral record -- for the crime of attempted rape before he had actually been found guilty.
Since France's Dominique Strauss-Kahn was arrested in New York three months ago on sexual assault charges, the drama surrounding his case has gripped the United States, France and the world.
A New York judge dismissed sexual assault charges against former International Monetary Fund chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn at the prosecutor's request Tuesday.
Nafissatou Diallo's attorney speaks after the announcement that charges will be dropped against Dominique Strauss-Kahn.
When the news first broke in May that former French finance minister Dominique Strauss-Kahn had been accused of raping a hotel maid in New York, shocked French politicians immediately suspected a trap.
A New York judge has dismissed sexual assault charges against former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn.
The sexual assault case against Dominique Strauss-Kahn is now over. The judge has granted the prosecutors' motion to dismiss the case against the former head of the International Monetary Fund. But for all the complex legal machinations, one simple question remains unanswered: What happened between Strauss-Kahn and Nafissatou Diallo, the housekeeper at the Sofitel in New York, on May 14?
CNN's Susan Candiotti looks back at how the case against Dominique Strauss-Kahn unfolded and where it stands now.
An attorney for hotel housekeeper Nafissatou Diallo, who has accused former International Monetary Fund chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn of sexual assault, said Sunday he thinks charges against Strauss-Kahn will be dropped.
Hotel housekeeper Nafissatou Diallo filed a civil lawsuit Monday against her alleged attacker Dominique Strauss-Kahn.
The hotel maid accusing former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn of sexual assault took a new step Thursday in her extraordinary public campaign to pressure prosecutors to bring her case to trial.
Former International Monetary Fund chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn is scheduled to appear next in court on August 23, after the latest postponement of a status hearing, his attorneys and prosecutors said Tuesday.
The woman accusing former International Monetary Fund chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn of sexually assaulting her insisted she was "telling the truth from my heart," in an interview broadcast Monday.
The maid who accused former International Monetary Fund Chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn of sexually assaulting her in a New York City hotel room has ended her months-long silence and gone public.
Dominique Strauss-Kahn's accuser goes public, talking to Newsweek about her claim that the ex-IMF chief assaulted her.
The lawyer for a French woman who accuses former International Monetary Fund head Dominique Strauss-Kahn of attempted rape has not handed over any files to U.S. authorities prosecuting him on a separate sex charge, he told CNN Thursday.
A hearing in the sex assault case against French financier Dominique Strauss-Kahn has been delayed two weeks to August 1 because prosecutors say they're not through with their investigation.
Rape survivors worry about potential fallout from the Dominique Strauss-Kahn case. CNN's Susan Candiotti reports.
Despite admitted lies about her past and before the grand jury, the maid at the center of the sex assault case against French financier Dominique Strauss-Kahn is getting support from at least a dozen New York City community groups, activists and religious leaders.
French financier Dominique Strauss-Kahn will not accept any plea bargain and "won't plead guilty to anything" in the sex crimes case against him, one of his attorneys told CNN on Thursday.
Dominique Strauss-Kahn won't accept any plea bargain and "won't plead guilty to anything," according to his attorney.
Attorneys for Dominique Strauss-Kahn will talk with prosecutors to discuss credibility issues with the accuser.
Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance Jr. will not recuse himself from prosecuting the case against former International Monetary Fund chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn for the attempted rape of a hotel housekeeper, his spokeswoman said Wednesday.
An attorney for the housekeeper who has accused former International Monetary Fund chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn of attempted rape called Wednesday for the prosecutor in the case to recuse himself and appoint a special prosecutor.
The alleged victim in the Dominique Strauss-Kahn sexual assault case has filed a libel lawsuit against the New York Post and five of its reporters after the newspaper reported that the woman was a prostitute, according to court filings.
A French writer filed a criminal complaint Tuesday against embattled former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn, alleging attempted rape, according to her attorney David Koubbi.
CNN's Hala Gorani talks with Thierry Arnaud about the sexual assault case against Dominique Strauss-Kahn.
French writer Tristane Banon is expected to file a complaint against Dominique Strauss-Kahn for an alleged rape attempt.
Former International Monetary Fund head Dominique Strauss-Kahn may face new sexual assault charges in France this week, days after charges against him in New York appeared to be on shaky ground.
Days after presenting evidence questioning the accuser's credibility, New York prosecutors are still working to determine exactly what happened between Dominique Strauss-Kahn and the hotel maid that originally led to the financier's arrest on sexual assault charges.
Well, I have to admit, there was a rush to convict.
One day after a stunning court revelation about an accuser's lack of honesty in the Dominique Strauss-Kahn sexual assault case, media across New York descended on the freed financier with a renewed sense of vigor.
CNN's Susan Candiotti has more details on why the case against Dominque Strauss-Kahn appears to be weakening.
A New York judge released Dominique Strauss-Kahn from house arrest Friday, after prosecutors presented evidence questioning the credibility of the hotel maid who accused the former International Monetary Fund chief of sexual assault.
The DA discusses credibility issues concerning the woman who alleges Dominique Strauss-Kahn sexually assaulted her.
France awoke Friday to the unexpected news that the case against French politician Dominique Strauss-Kahn -- accused of sexually assaulting a hotel maid in New York -- appeared to be crumbling.
Prosecutors have discovered troubling believability issues with the woman once called extremely credible in her sexual assault allegations against former International Monetary Fund Director Dominique Strauss-Kahn, an official familiar with the case told CNN late Thursday.
A new prosecution document in the Dominique Strauss-Kahn case reveals that the former chief of the International Monetary Fund at first claimed to have diplomatic immunity when he was taken into custody after being removed from an Air France flight at John F. Kennedy International Airport but later said he was not invoking it.
Dominique Strauss-Kahn attends a formal arraignment in New York.
Ex-International Monetary Fund chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn has a new place to stay under house arrest -- a luxury townhouse in New York's tony Tribeca, according to a source with knowledge of his whereabouts.
CNN's Susan Candiotti reports on the events surrounding the alleged attack by Dominique Strauss-Kahn on a Manhattan hotel maid.
French Finance Minister Christine Lagarde announced her bid to become head of the International Monetary Fund Wednesday after its former managing director, Dominique Strauss-Kahn, resigned in the wake of charges he tried to rape a hotel maid in New York.
Dominique Strauss-Kahn, who resigned last week as head of the International Monetary Fund in the face of sexual assault charges, told the fund's staff of his "profound sadness and frustration in having to leave under these circumstances" in an e-mail obtained by CNN.
French president Nicholas Sarkozy broke his silence Thursday on the arrest of Dominique Strauss-Kahn for the first time, in a short statement released by the Elysee Palace.
Dominique Strauss-Kahn pleads not guilty on seven charges, including sexual assault.
Dominique Strauss-Kahn, the former chief of the International Monetary Fund, pleaded not guilty Monday to seven charges involving a May 14 incident in which a housekeeping employee at New York's Sofitel hotel accused him of sexual assault.
Defense attorneys for Dominique Strauss-Kahn, the embattled chief of the International Monetary Fund, will formally request discovery materials from Manhattan prosecutors on Monday, according to a source close to the case.
Attorneys for the embattled former chief of the International Monetary Fund delivered a letter to the judge presiding over his sexual assault case Thursday, criticizing the New York Police Department for "feeding the media frenzy" and petitioning the court to stop the leaks about Dominique Strauss-Kahn.
French Finance Minister Christine Lagarde announced her bid Wednesday to become head of the International Monetary Fund, after its former managing director Dominique Strauss-Kahn resigned in the wake of charges he tried to rape a hotel maid in New York.
Dominique Strauss-Kahn will wear an ankle monitor. CNN's Jim Clancy talks to a security expert about how it works.
During the two years I spent preparing my book "Le Roman vrai de Dominique Strauss-Kahn," published on May 5, I met 65 people who know him very well: political partners or enemies, members of family, friends from his youth and -- a lot of women.
The wife of former International Monetary Fund chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn said she is closing down her popular French blog.
CNN's Susan Candiotti reports on the allegations of sexual assault against Dominique Strauss-Kahn.
Building management told Manhattan apartment residents that it was not consulted before a leaserholder invited former International Monetary Fund chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn to stay as a guest, according to an e-mail obtained Saturday by CNN.
CNN's John Defterios speaks to Jose Manuel Barroso from Brussels on the who will lead the International Monetary Fund.
Job of the week: "one managing director required to run the world's biggest 'lender of last resort'. The successful candidate will be an experienced policymaker with excellent diplomacy skills. Those with a 'colorful' personal life though need not apply."
Jeffrey Shapiro, lawyer for the alleged victim in the Dominique Strauss-Kahn case, talks to AM about the case
Former International Monetary Fund chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn was granted bail Thursday after being indicted on charges related to the alleged assault of a maid in his New York hotel Saturday.
Dominique Strauss-Kahn says he is stepping down to clear his name. CNN's John Defterios and Jim Bittermann reports.
A New York Supreme Court judge granted bail Thursday to former International Monetary Fund Chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn, who has been jailed on sexual abuse charges.
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