IMF head Christine Lagarde faces questioning in Paris over her role in a massive state payout to a business tycoon during her time as French finance minister.
A 'homemade' letter bomb has exploded in the Paris offices of the International Monetary Fund, injuring a secretary. IMF chief Christine Lagarde has described the incident as a "cowardly act."
IMF chief Christine Lagarde has been found guilty of negligence by a French court, but she has not been sentenced. Lagarde, who will remain head of the international creditor, has said she would not appeal the verdict.
A week after Chancellor Angela Merkel paid a visit, her French counterpart Emmanuel Macron made his first trip as president to Russia. Macron highlighted plans to work on joint initiatives.
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