Sexual assault

Hotel video of DSK and maid broadcast on French TV

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News channel BFM TV airs New York hotel CCTV footage of DSK and room maid Nafissatou Diallo shortly after his alleged sexual assault upon her.

Strauss-Kahn admits to police he 'made pass at French writer'

France — Document

Former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn has told French police he made a pass at a young French author but denies her attempted rape claim.

Strauss-Kahn freed on doubts over accuser but remains charged


Former IMF chief and French presidential hopeful Dominique Strauss-Kahn, arrested in New York on May 14th for the attempted rape and sexual assault of a Manhattan hotel chambermaid, was granted release from house arrest and freed of his electronic tag Friday after New York prosecutors admitted doubts over the credibility of his alleged victim. While the sex assault charges against him, including attempted rape, remain, the dramatic turn in events saw some in France believing he could yet return for next year's presidential election race.

DSK: the 'doubts' over maid's credibility

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The sex assault case against Dominique Strauss-Kahn appears fragile amid reported prosecutors' concerns over the alleged victim's credibility.

DSK: 'Thunderbolt' news for France

France — Link

French media envisages DSK's rehabilitation on reports sex case will collapse, sounding a "thunderbolt" for former Socialist PM Lionel Jospin.

Strauss-Kahn Case Seen as in Jeopardy

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The sexual assault case against Dominique Strauss-Kahn is on the verge of collapse according to two well-placed law enforcement officials.