Keyword: Tristane Banon

French writer drops plan to sue Strauss-Kahn

French writer Tristane Banon whose says she now will not file a civil suit against ex-IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn.

French investigation into Strauss-Kahn sex attack claims dropped

A French inquiry into sex attack claims against Dominique Strauss-Kahn is closed on the basis of a statute of limitations, despite evidence of assault.

French sex attack accuser to confront Strauss-Kahn

Former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn is to appear face to face with a French writer who accuses him of attempting to rape her in 2003.

DSK admits to police he 'made pass at French writer'

Former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn reportedly told police he did make pass at a young French writer but denied her attempted rape claim.

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

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.

French woman explains DSK complaint in TV interview

French journalist Tristane Banon has spoken for the first time on television since filing complaint against D. Strauss-Kahn for attempted rape.

French prosecutor opens Strauss-Kahn investigation

A Paris prosecutor has launched a preliminary investigation into allegations against Dominique Strauss-Kahn of attempting to rape a writer in 2003.

Paris prosecutor’s office receives Strauss-Kahn attempted rape complaint

The Paris prosecutor's office has received a criminal complaint accusing Dominique Strauss-Khan of attempting rape of writer Tristane Banon.

French woman sues Strauss-Kahn for 'attempted rape'

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A 32 year-old French writer, Tristane Banon (photo), is filing a complaint against former International Monetary Fund chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn for attempting to rape her in 2003, her lawyer announced.

French Socialist leaders 'knew of Strauss-Kahn 2002 sex attack allegations'

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French Socialist Party leaders were informed about an alleged sexual assault by Dominique Strauss-Kahn upon 22 year-old journalist Tristane Banon in 2002 but failed to take action, her mother (photo) has told Mediapart. Socialist Party heavyweight Strauss-Kahn was expected to run as the party's candidate in next year's French presidential elections, which opinion polls widely forecast he would win until his arrest May 14th in New York on charges of sexually assaulting a hotel chambermaid.