International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde.
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August 27, 2014 Christine Lagarde said the allegations of "simple negligence" stem from her days as finance minister under former French President Nicolas Sarkozy.
January 15, 2014 "We are all very pleased to see an orderly budget process is back," the head of the International Monetary Fund says, as Congress works on spending legislation.
May 29, 2012 The Vienna convention on diplomatic relations of 1961 exempts diplomats from "all dues and taxes, personal or real, national, regional or municipal."
September 15, 2011 "Without collective resolve, the confidence that the world so badly needs will not return," Christine Lagarde says.
June 28, 2011 Christine Lagarde replaces Dominique Strauss-Kahn, who resigned in May after being arrested for the alleged sexual assault of a New York City hotel maid.
May 25, 2011 Midwest tornadoes kill 9 people in three states; French Finance Minister decides to run for head of International Monetary Fund; President Obama to speak to British parliament
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