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Slideshow: The Strauss-Kahn affair in pictures

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For much of May, what happened in the 3,000-dollar-a-night Room 2806 of a New York hotel stole the world’s headlines from Middle East uprisings, European economic crisis and the aftermath of Japan’s Fukushima nuclear disaster. Dominique Strauss-Kahn’s apparent hopes of becoming president of France lay in ruins, along with his career at the head of the International Monetary Fund when a chambermaid accused him of sexual assault. RFI looks at some images of key moments in the Strauss-Kahn affair.


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