04 Jul '11, 2pm

French woman sues former IMF head Strauss-Kahn for attempted rape

French woman sues former IMF head Strauss-Kahn for attempted rape

A French woman will bring legal action this week for attempted rape against former IMF head Dominique Strauss-Kahn (above), her lawyer said on Monday in an interview published online. -- PHOTO: AP PARIS - A FRENCH woman will bring legal action this week for attempted rape against former IMF head Dominique Strauss-Kahn, her lawyer said on Monday in an interview published online. Tristane Banon, a journalist and writer, 'is lodging a complaint for attempted rape against Mr Dominique Strauss-Kahn', the lawyer, David Koubbi, was quoted as saying. The announcement came as Strauss-Kahn had high hopes of being cleared in another sex assault case, which saw him arrested and charged with trying to rape a New York hotel maid and cost him his job as head of the IMF. Ms Banon, 32, has alleged that Strauss-Kahn invited her to an apartment in 2003 promising to give her an interview, and...

Full article: http://www.straitstimes.com/BreakingNews/World/Story/STIS...

Tweets

Ex-IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn will sue for slander a French woman accusing him of attempted rape: Lawyers

Ex-IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn will sue fo...

straitstimes.com 05 Jul '11, 12am

A combination of two images shows a picture taken in 2011 of former IMF Managing Director Dominique Strauss-Kahn (left) an...

Strauss-Kahn spends first full day free of house arrest

Strauss-Kahn spends first full day free of hous...

channelnewsasia.com 02 Jul '11, 5pm

NEW YORK - With the sex assault case against Dominique Strauss-Kahn hanging by a thread, damning new revelations emerged S...

Sexual assault case against Strauss-Kahn near collapse

Sexual assault case against Strauss-Kahn near c...

channelnewsasia.com 01 Jul '11, 2am

WASHINGTON: The criminal case against ex-IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn, accused of sexually assaulting a New York hotel...

Woman charged with tying up nephew

Woman charged with tying up nephew

straitstimes.com 05 Jul '11, 9am

A woman was charged on Tuesday with ill-treating her seven-year-old nephew by tying up his hands and legs. -- PHOTO: BH A ...

Instructor gets jail, caning for statutory rape...

todayonline.com 04 Jul '11, 9pm

SINGAPORE - A martial arts instructor who had a sexual relationship with his then 13-year-old student was yesterday senten...

Woman arrested in connection with the death of a five-year-old boy in her care

Woman arrested in connection with the death of ...

straitstimes.com 05 Jul '11, 12am

A 47-year-old woman, believed to be the aunt of the boy who was found dead on Sunday, being led away from the flat by the ...