More tests are needed to determine the cause of death for Richard Descoings, the French academic found dead in a New York hotel two days ago, after an autopsy was inconclusive, the medical examiner’s office said.
The New York “perp walk” of Dominique Strauss-Kahn , charged with sexually assaulting a hotel maid, underscores the differences in U.S. and French norms that are causing misunderstandings between the two countries.
Dominique Strauss-Kahn won a reprieve with his release yesterday after Manhattan prosecutors found evidence undermining his accuser’s credibility. It may not be enough to put him in the 2012 French presidential race.
President Nicolas Sarkozy starts his eG-8 summit on international technology, part of the French presidency of the G-20. The two-day summit, chaired by Maurice Lévy, Chairman & CEO, Publicis Groupe, will host executives from all over the world.