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Shoe thrown at IMF chief


A demonstrator in Turkey has thrown a shoe at the head of the International Monetary Fund, Dominique Strauss-Kahn, in a protest similar to that against US president, George Bush, in Iraq in 2008.

The man was part of a group protesting at IMF involvement in Turkish politics.

Turkey, which is hosting the IMF and World Bank annual meetings, has been negotiating for a possible new loan from the fund.


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