Dominique Strauss-Kahn
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IMF head Strauss-Kahn charged over New York 'sex crime'

The head of the International Monetary Fund, Dominique Strauss-Kahn, has been charged by New York police over an alleged sex attack on a hotel maid.

Mr Strauss-Kahn firmly denies the charges against him.

The IMF chief was taken off an Air France plane at John F Kennedy airport minutes before it left for Paris.

Laura Trevelyan reports.

  • 15 May 2011