The fund also warned that a turn toward protectionism in some advanced economies could threaten global prosperity.
The International Monetary Fund's managing director said there was reason to be optimistic about U.S. growth.
Prime Minister accused the IMF of coming up with "new demands for Greece; absurd, imaginary unreal."
Despite the ruling, the judges did not hand down any sentence.
Reform package intended to help unlock funds needed to pay IMF loans and ECB bonds.
Lagarde has no obvious challengers and has said she is open to serving another term.
The organization has further cut its growth forecast for Russia.
The Greek Finance Minister says there are "two or three very small details" remaining after all-night negotiations.
The country's leaders and international creditors have failed to reach a deal over economic reforms.
Excessive fiscal policy tightening within a euro straitjacket is not a good idea.
With a €1.5 billion repayment due this month and more this summer Greece could resort to desperate measures.
The loan necessitates reforms seen as politically toxic by the previous government.
Plummeting oil prices haven’t stopped a gloomy economic forecast.
Prime Minister Antonis Samaras argues that the measures would be disastrous for the recession-battered country
Christine Lagarde is under formal investigation for her alleged role in a long-running political fraud case and may face trial
A third of those who did pay taxes had discrepancies between income and tax declarations, including Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.