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IMF chief denies New York sex assault charges

IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn was arrested and charged on Sunday with sexually assaulting a New York hotel maid.

Gbagbo ready to cry uncle

France said on Tuesday that negotiations were under way for the exit of Laurent Gbagbo from Côte d'Ivoire, saying the strife could be over in hours.

France warns citizens as Ivorian crisis deepens

France asked its citizens to leave Côte d'Ivoire and the World Bank froze funding to the country on Wednesday, as a power struggle deepened.

Police clear refinery, French unions remain defiant

French police cleared access to the refinery supplying fuel to Paris on Friday as unions hardened their stance ahead of a vote on pension reform.

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