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IMF chief quits over sex assault charges

Thursday, May 19, 2011 - 01:26

May 19 - Dominique Strauss-Kahn steps down as head of the IMF after sex assault allegations in the United States. Paul Chapman reports.

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Poor Dominique Strauss Kahn's resignation is an International Monetary Fund came in and -- are released on Thursday. In his he said he wanted to -- those tool his strings time and energy to proving his innocence six assault charges in the United States. Just comes being held in New York accused of attacking until -- He faces charges including attempted rape and -- -- for the president. Strauss -- arrested sources dashed his prospects of running for the French presidency in 22 miles. Media coverage of his appearance and called US to release the police mug shots of the 62 year old has angered many in France. One former French justice ministers accusing US judges and prosecutors of trying to boost veteran election chops it's. Was it as you sit still in the United States they say they protect the presumption of innocence but this one doesn't predict as in the -- of the courts people in particular those who are well known are treated as if they were guilty before being proved that -- and I think it is very important -- declined that the prosecutor and the judge are elected. Strauss -- alleged victim testified on Wednesday before a grand jury which will decided secrecy there's enough evidence to -- press charges. Paul Chapman witches.

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IMF chief quits over sex assault charges

Thursday, May 19, 2011 - 01:26