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French police officers secure the scene near the Paris offices of the International Monetary Fund on Thursday, following reports that a letter bomb had exploded at the premises. Christophe Archambault /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde arrives in court on Monday. She is accused of negligence in connection with her oversight of a 2008 case when she was France's finance minister. Thibault Camus/AP hide caption

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People stand in a line to use the ATMs of a bank in the northern Greek city of Thessaloniki on Saturday after the country's prime minister announced a snap referendum on an international bailout — pushing Athens toward a Tuesday deadline for a plan to prevent default on its IMF debt. Giannis Papanikos/AP hide caption

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In China's Anhui province, a worker unloads steel bars at a factory. A slowdown in China and other major nations threatens to pull the global economy into recession, the International Monetary Fund warns. /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Monument to headier times: The euro logo outside the European Central Bank in Frankfurt. The International Monetary Fund has warned of possible deflation in parts of Europe. Frank Rumpenhorst/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Dominique Strauss-Kahn in the studio of the French TV network TF1. Francois Guillot /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Eleanor Beardsley in Paris

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