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2006-05-22 07:23:39

By Claudia Parsons NEW YORK (Reuters) - At 73, country music legend Willie Nelson is still doing headstands and smoking joints in the back of a tour bus at hundreds of concerts and, far from slowing down, he'd like to tour with the Rolling Stones. "They like country music, we get along fine and Keith (Richards) is a good buddy of mine, so that would be good," Nelson said, adding that he's not much of a dancer compared to Stones front man Mick Jagger but he might give it a try. "He...

2006-05-22 07:20:00

By Claudia Parsons NEW YORK - At 73, country music legend Willie Nelson is still doing headstands and smoking joints in the back of a tour bus at hundreds of concerts and, far from slowing down, he'd like to tour with the Rolling Stones. "They like country music, we get along fine and Keith (Richards) is a good buddy of mine, so that would be good," Nelson said, adding that he's not much of a dancer compared to Stones front man Mick Jagger but he might give it a try. "He keeps the microphone...

2006-05-18 09:44:26

By Hidir Goktas ANKARA (Reuters) - More than 25,000 people marched on Thursday in defense of secularism in mainly Muslim Turkey, shocked by the killing of a leading judge by a religious gunman. Angry crowds outside the Ankara mosque where the funeral of slain judge Mustafa Ozbilgin was being held, pushed government ministers on their way inside. And outside the country's top administrative court, bystanders booed Foreign Minister Abdullah Gul and called for the government's...

2006-05-17 03:01:33

ANKARA (Reuters) - A gunman killed a Turkish judge and injured several other people including another judge in an attack on Wednesday at the country's top administrative court in the capital, a court official told Reuters. State-run Anatolian news agency said five people were injured. Television pictures showed injured people being carried away to ambulances from the court, the Council of State, which is in the heart of Ankara. The CNN Turk Web site said the attack occurred during a...

2006-05-17 02:42:23

ANKARA (Reuters) - A gunman killed a Turkish judge and injured five other people including another judge in an attack on Wednesday at the country's top administrative court in the capital, state-run Anatolian news agency said. Television pictures showed injured people being carried away to ambulances. The motive for the attack by the unidentified gunman was not immediately clear.

2006-05-10 07:05:00

By Grant McCool HANOI (Reuters) - Collector Nguyen Ngoc Tien lived through the "hard times" of hunger in Hanoi, when people used rocks to keep their place in queues to buy a few ounces of food. Tien has compiled a private exhibit of state-issued ration coupons, a communal water tap and dozens of daily necessities from 1968 to 1989 as a reminder of the Vietnamese capital's dire poverty, a contrast to today's rapid economic growth. "During the subsidy years, using a book to buy rice, scrambling...

2006-01-14 12:04:50

By Paul de Bendern ANKARA (Reuters) - The World Health Organization confirmed on Saturday that three people who caught the deadly bird flu virus have been discharged from hospital in Turkey as the government stepped up efforts to fight the outbreak. Belgium's Health Ministry also said tests on a journalist who felt ill after returning from Turkey's worst hit province showed he did not have bird flu. Turkey's government met on Saturday to discuss measures to help the country's $3...


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