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# Sofitel

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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.
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.
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 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.
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 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.
Strauss Kahn jeered by demonstrators as he arrives to plead not guilty to sex charges
Hotel workers shouted “shame on you” as the former IMF head arrived to the court in New York. He faces charges including attempted rape and unlawful imprisonment.
DNA taken from maid's uniform 'matches Strauss-Kahn'
AP cites two sources who say DNA samples taken from a chambermaid’s uniform match those taken from the former IMF head.