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# Nafissatou Diallo

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Strauss-Kahn settles with maid over sexual assault allegation
A court in New York has heard that the former head of the IMF has reached an undisclosed financial settlement with the hotel maid who accused him of sexual assault last year.
DSK to make out-of-court settlement with maid over 'sex assault' - reports
A hotel maid accused the former head of the IMF of sexually assaulting her in his room at the Sofitel hotel in New York last year.
Prosecutor launches new Strauss-Kahn gang rape investigation
Former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn acknowledges being involved in “libertine” activity, but says he never used violence and was unaware of anyone being paid for sex.
Strauss-Kahn counter-suing hotel maid over rape claim
The former French politician is counter-suing a hotel maid over rape allegations she made against him last year – seeking damages of at least $1 million.
Strauss-Kahn says he was set up in the aftermath of maid scandal
The former IMF boss says his political opponents orchestrated events to end his bid for the French presidency.
Strauss-Khan to be questioned over alleged links to 'prostitution ring'
The former head of the IMF faces questions over his alleged links to a prostitution ring in northern France.
Watch: leaked Strauss-Kahn surveillance footage adds to mystery
The footage has been aired less than fortnight after suggestions that the former head of the IMF was the target of a political plot when he was accused of sexual assault in a New York hotel in May.
Sex with maid was consensual, says Strauss-Kahn biography
Lawyers for Nafissatou Diallo have said the new book’s account of the incident is “complete fantasy”.
Sarkozy's party denies new claims that Strauss-Kahn was set-up
The denial comes following the emergence of new details in the case which forced the one-time French presidential favourite to resign earlier this year.
Strauss-Kahn claims diplomatic immunity from Diallo civil suit
Dominique Strauss-Kahn says his diplomatic immunity only ended when he left the US – so he can’t be sued by a hotel maid.
Strauss-Kahn on rape claim: ‘It was a failing vis-à-vis my wife’
The former IMF head has denied all allegations of sexual violence in a 20-minute interview on French television.
Strauss-Kahn returns to frosty reception and uncertain future
The former IMF head meets a frosty reception upon arrival in France for the first time since the Sofitel incident in May.
Dominique Strauss-Kahn expected to walk free as case collapses
The former IMF head could be set for a return to French politics after prosecutors dropped sexual assault charges.
Prosecutors file papers asking that Strauss-Kahn charges be dropped
Filings from the Manhattan district attorney says he no longer believes a viable case can be brought against the former IMF head.
Strauss-Kahn charges could be dropped 'by Tuesday'
Prosecutors bringing charges against the former head of the IMF will ask a judge to drop the charges at a hearing this week.
# Strauss-Kahn
Lawyers clash over Strauss-Kahn "rape" report
A medical report published in a French magazine claims that hotel maid Nafi Diallo was raped. Strauss Kahn’s lawyers see it differently.
Strauss-Kahn accuser makes first public appearance
Natissatou Diallo said she made the decision to speak because she wanted to set the record straight.
DSK maid goes public with her story
Nafissatou Diallo claims that former IMF chief Dominique Strauss Kahn forced her to perform oral sex and ripped off her tights when she came to clean his hotel room.