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French Prosecutor Calls for IMF’s Lagarde to be Acquitted

By Chine Labbé PARIS, Dec 15 – The chief prosecutor in the negligence trial of IMF chief Christine Lagarde in Paris called for her acquittal on Thursday saying the hearing had failed to support the “very weak” accusation against her. Lagarde, 60, faces charges, which she denies, of being negligent when, as French finance minister,

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Davos: The Trials of Christine Lagarde

Has a French court ruined the chances of a second term for the first woman to lead the IMF? By Mirren Gidda Photographs by Lexey Swall Some say Lagarde is concerned primarily with preserving the dominant capitalist system and bolstering the rich and powerful. There is probably no population in Europe less fond of Lagarde than the Greeks. Christine Lagarde, arguably the most

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