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The UK is the only EU member state which refused to back a tax and budget pact – known as a “fiscal compact” – aimed at tackling the eurozone debt crisis.

UK prime minister David Cameron (photo, from guardian.co.uk) said he had to protect key British interests, including its financial markets. (more…)

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On Sunday evening ex-IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn (photo, from nouvelobs.com) apologised to his country on TV for what he described as a “moral error”. On 14 May he was arrested in New York and accused of attempted rape on a hotel maid. (more…)

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The sexual assault case against former IMF director Dominique Strauss-Kahn has been dismissed on Tuesday by a New York judge Michael Obus. (photo, from leparisien.fr) (more…)

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Christine Lagarde (photo, from lemonde.fr), the French finance minister, will become the first woman to head the International Monetary Fund (IMF). (more…)

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The head of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Dominique Strauss-Kahn (photo, from cnn.com), was taken off an Air France plane at JFK airport on Saturday minutes before if left for Paris and has been charged by New York police over an alleged sex attack on a hotel maid. (more…)

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In return of an international rescue package to get Greece out of its debt crisis, the country has revealed austerity measures that will have to be taken.

On Sunday, prime minister George Papandreou said in a cabinet meeting that Greeks would be called upon to make “great sacrifices” in return for aid. (photo from aljazeera.net) (more…)

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The IMF called for strong action on food prices and on the international financial crises, during a meeting in Washington.

After the recent riots in a number of coutries, like Haiti, the Philippines and Egypt, Dominique Strauss-Kahn (photo), the head of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has warned that hundreds of thousands of people will face starvation if foods prices keep rising. He added that the continuing food price inflation could cause conflict. (more…)

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