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Factbox: Greece pledges new austerity measures to EU/IMF

Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou defended on Friday a new package of austerity measures required by the EU and the IMF, saying it was the only way out of the crisis. Full story

South Africa's Manuel to brief media on IMF post

South Africa's Trevor Manuel will brief the media at 7 a.m. EDT on Friday concerning speculation he might join the race to head the IMF, the Presidency said in a statement. Full story

Lagarde says backs more say for China at IMF

The top candidate to run the International Monetary Fund, French Finance Minister Christine Lagarde, said she backed a bigger say for China at the Fund while making clear that the euro zone crisis would be a priority if she wins the job. Full story

Lagarde in China on campaign for IMF top job

French Finance Minister Christine Lagarde tried to drum up support in China on Wednesday in her campaign to head the International Monetary Fund after a stop in India failed to produce a public endorsement for her candidacy. Full story

IMF forecasts Japan economy to shrink this year

The International Monetary Fund said Japan's economy will shrink 0.7 percent this year due to the earthquake and tsunami disasters, but forecast growth to bounce back in 2012 as rebuilding gets under way. Full story

Carstens: U.S., Canada not behind any IMF candidate

Mexican central bank chief Agustin Carstens said on Tuesday he has spoken with Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner and his Canadian counterparts, but neither committed to back his candidacy for the top job at the IMF. Full story

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  Former IMF chief enters not guilty plea

Author Elaine Sciolino talks about the difference in reaction from American and France.

  DSK Arraignment

CNBC's Mary Thompson has the update on former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn's expected plead of "not guilty" this morning.

  Greece Bailout Update

CNBC's Guy Johnson reports the EU, ECB and IMF will provide funding for Greece in July, sending the euro higher against the dollar.

  Waiting on Greece's Next Bailout

An IMF plan on helping Greece through 2014 is expected in the next few days, with CNBC's Steve Liesman, and Olli Rehn, EU commissioner for economic & monetary affairs.

  IMF's Lipsky on DSK & Debt

The IMF has a highly talented staff of members who are working to pick a new head of the IMF and the organization is working with Greek authority on handling the debt situation, says John Lipsky, IMF acting managing director; with CNBC's Ross Westgate.

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epa02769091 Dominique Strauss-Kahn , the former director of the IMF, his wife, Anne Sinclair , leave Manhattan criminal court after pleading not guilty in New York, New York, USA, on 06 June 2011. Strauss-Kahn is facing charges that he sexual assaulted a hotel maid on 14 May 2011. EPA/JUSTIN LANE

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Members of the New York Hotel Workers Union demonstrate outside Manhattan State Supreme Court against former IMF head Dominique Strauss-Kahn June 6, 2011 in New York. Strauss-Kahn appeared at a New York court Monday, expected to launch a fight to clear his name by pleading not guilty to charges that

Former IMF head Dominique Strauss-Kahn sits during his bail hearing at State Supreme Court, in New York, on May 19, 2011. New York State Supreme Court Judge Michael Obus said that Strauss-Kahn, 62, can be released on one million USD cash bail, and placed under 24-hour home detention with electronic