Agnes Klessa from Düsseldorf has been running a kiosk for 60 years, selling everything from toilet paper to underwear and dog food. She's now nearly 90 but has no intention of retiring. She plans to work as long as she can.
Delayed election results and allegations of fraud have plunged Honduras into further uncertainty and raised the specter of violence. Rioting, looting and protests led the country to declare a state of emergency.
Cuba's legislative body has extended its term to April of 2018, delaying President Raul Castro's historic transfer of power. The aging leader's departure will mark the end of six decades of rule under the Castro family.
One of Germany's biggest ever neo-Nazi trials has been suspended in Koblenz - because the judge is too old. Critics have called the decision a scandal for the judiciary and accused the defense of deliberate delays.
A pronounced pan-Africanist, Nyerere led Tanganyika to independence and later unified it with Zanzibar to form Tanzania. Despite shortcomings, his Ujamaa policy is credited for giving Tanzania a national identity.
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