IMF executive board backs Lagarde over corruption probe

The executive board of the IMF has expressed full confidence in its Managing Director Christine Lagarde, who is facing a criminal investigation in France linked to a political corruption probe dating from 2008.

Boko Haram kidnappers `despicable` : IMF`s Lagarde

International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde branded Boko Haram, the Nigerian insurgents who kidnapped more than 200 schoolgirls, "despicable" on Monday.

IMF ready to start aid negotiations with Ukraine

The International Monetary Fund has said it was ready to launch aid negotiations with Ukraine.

German minister to discuss Ukraine aid with IMF, US

Germany`s foreign minister will discuss financial aid for Ukraine in Washington this week with US Secretary of State John Kerry and IMF chief Christine Lagarde, a spokesman said.

US debt crisis threatens world economy: IMF

Terming the current debt crisis in America as "mission-critical", the International Monetary Fund has warned the US that its impending debt crisis could damage not only its domestic economy, but the entire global economy.

French tycoon investigated in fraud probe

Bernard Tapie, one of France`s popular business personalities, was placed under formal investigation on Friday on charges of using political influence to win a large state pay-out in 2008.

IMF head Lagarde named `assisted witness` in Tapie probe

IMF chief Christine Lagarde is named as "assisted witness" in a probe into an alleged corruption relating to a controversial arbitration of the Tapie case after a two-day hearing at a French court in Paris.

Outrage over IMF chief not paying taxes on salary

Reports of IMF president Christine Lagarde not paying tax on her 350,000 pounds a year salary have caused wide spread outrage.

French court orders probe of IMF chief Lagarde

Lagarde is alleged to have a role in a $400 mn arbitration deal in favor of a controversial tycoon.

India not committed to Lagarde for IMF job

India refrained from assuring support to Christine Lagarde for her candidature for top job at IMF.

Lagarde seeks India`s support on IMF bid; plans Delhi visit

French candidate in IMF race Christine Lagarde sought the support of India.