Nicole Kidman, Peter Jackson and Mel Gibson have joined soccer ace DAVID BECKHAM, PRESIDENT George W Bush and ex-President Bill Clinton on TIME magazine's new 100 World's Most Influential People list.

Celebrities like Sean Penn and Harry Potter creator Jk Rowling also make the new list, as do AL QAEDA leader Osama Bin Laden, his ally ABU MUSAB AL-ZARQAWI (corr) and North Korea's leader KIM JONG IL (corr).

THE DALAI LAMA also appears on the list, as does Tiger Woods and ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER.

20/04/2004 02:23