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IMF chief to be charged over sex attack in hotel

IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn is expected to be arrested and charged overnight with an alleged sexual assault of a hotel maid.

Obama urges new ways to tackle poverty

United States President Barack Obama called on Wednesday for new ways to tackle global poverty.

African leaders urge action on poverty goals

African leaders said on Tuesday they could do more to meet UN goals to slash extreme poverty and urged stronger leadership among developing countries.

UN: Rich must not cut aid to poor to balance budgets

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon pressed debt-ridden donor countries on Monday not to cut aid to the poor despite their budgetary woes.

Rich donors urge rethink of aid at UN poverty meeting

Budget-strapped rich donors will call for a rethink of strategies to make sure their aid funds are not wasted when world leaders meet this week.

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