IMF chief Christine Lagarde to be questioned by French magistrate Thursday

Lagarde will be questioned over her role in a controversial 285-million-euro arbitration payment to Bernard Tapie, a supporter of Nicolas Sarkozy.

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IMF chief Christine Lagarde will be questioned by a French magistrate on Thursday over her role in a 285-million-euro (242 million pounds) arbitration payment made to a supporter of former president Nicolas Sarkozy, reports Reuters.