My political career is over: Strauss-Kahn

Former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn declared in an interview that his political career was over and he was instead working as an economic advisor.

Prosecutor wants pimping charges dropped against Strauss-Kahn

The French prosecutors recommended the dismissal of pimping charges against Dominique Strauss-Kahn.

IMF recognises Somalia after 22 years of chaos

The International Monetary Fund has announced that it is recognising Somalia`s new government after a 22-year break in relations with the once-chaotic country.

IMF announces USD 18.4 million quick aid to Mali

The economic situation in Mali is going through a difficult period as a result of the 2011 drought, insurgent attacks in the north and political instability after the coup in March 2012.

Qatar rejects Egypt dominance claims as `silly jokes`

Qatar`s Prime Minister Shaikh Hamad Bin Jassem Al Thani has dismissed claims that his country was seeking to dominate Egypt`s politics and economy as "silly jokes”.

French court decides not to drop Strauss-Kahn ‘pimping charges`

A French court has decided not to drop aggravated pimping charges against former International Monetary Fund (IMF) chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn.

Strauss-Kahn to end civil lawsuit with multi-million settlement

Nafissatou Diallo who claimed that she was sexually assaulted by Strauss Kahn, is set to ink a multi-million settlement to end her civil suit.

Group rape charges to be dropped against Strauss-Kahn

It focused on allegations by a prostitute, denied by Strauss-Kahn, that he and his friends forced her to have sex in a group in Washington in December 2010.

Thousands of Greeks protest planned pay cuts

Official figures showed Greece`s unemployment rate surged to 24.4 percent in June, including more than 1.2 million people out of work.

`IMF wants Pak Prez to endorse new bailout plan`

The International Monetary Fund is wary of inadequate reforms and under-utilisation of resources by Pakistan in the past.

PM calls for decision on hike in voting rights

PM Manmohan Singh welcomed the effort to increase the corpus of IMF to help Eurozone countries but said the progress in hiking voting rights for countries like India was slow.

Chinese President arrives in Mexico

Hu Jintao is expected to present China`s views on issues such as global economy, financial system, development to be discussed at G20 summit.

‘Hope that new Greek govt will keep promises’

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said that she hopes Greeks will elect a new govt that stands by the country`s promises to international creditors.

Strauss-Kahn cleared to discuss French court case

Dominique Strauss-Kahn is under investigation for alleged aggravated pimping, a charge he has denied.

Strauss-Kahn referred to women as `luggage`

Former International Monetary Fund president Dominique Strauss-Kahn is facing charges of aggravated pimping in France.

`Dominique Strauss-Kahn was violent during orgies`

Dominique Strauss-Kahn, once tipped to be French president, admits taking part in orgies but denies he knew the girls were hookers.

UK: Students want Strauss-Kahn speech cancelled

Students at Cambridge University are circulating a petition against a planned speech there by Dominique Strauss-Kahn.

Strauss-Kahn freed after French police questioning

French police are investigating a suspected prostitution ring that has implicated police and other officials.

Strauss-Kahn helped prostitute in getting US visa

Dominique Strauss-Kahn has been quizzed over his alleged involvement in an illegal prostitution ring in France.

Anonymous hackers access Greek ministry website

Hackers involved with the loosely organised group Anonymous have been linked to attacks around the world.