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World`s most ancient woman could be 120-year-old Guatemalan

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 28, 2014, 08:48

A Guatemalan woman who used to pick coffee and tend sheep -- and who will turn 121 in November -- could be the world`s oldest by far, a national newspaper reported Tuesday.

Peruvian, 116, stakes claim to oldest-woman crown

Last Updated: Saturday, May 03, 2014, 05:22

A 116-year-old Peruvian living in extreme poverty in the heart of the Andes is in the running to become the oldest person in the world.

China`s Li storms to Australian open title

Last Updated: Saturday, January 25, 2014, 17:24

China`s Li Na stormed to her second Grand Slam title Saturday, battling past brave underdog Dominika Cibulkova 7-6 (7/3) 6-0 to become the oldest woman ever to win the Australian Open.

Oldest woman to run in New York marathon dies next day

Last Updated: Wednesday, November 06, 2013, 15:11

An American grandmother, who was on Sunday the oldest woman to compete in the New York marathon, died one day later. She was 86.

World`s `oldest woman` dies in China: Family

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 11, 2013, 16:23

A woman who Chinese officials said was 127 years old -- although international authorities never recognised the claim -- has died, relatives said on Tuesday.

World`s oldest woman turns 115 in Japan

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 05, 2013, 17:02

Misao Okawa, the world`s oldest woman celebrated her 115th birthday today in a Japanese nursing home, receiving flowers and relishing her favourite mackerel sushi dish.

Afghanistan`s oldest woman , 136, dies

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 15, 2013, 16:58

Afghanistan`s oldest woman, Khanum Hasno, has passed away at the age of 136, Xinhua reported Tuesday. She had 465 grandchildren.

World`s oldest woman dies at 115

Last Updated: Sunday, January 13, 2013, 12:24

A Japanese official says a woman in his town near Tokyo who became world`s oldest living female just last month has died at 115.

Woman, oldest living US citizen, dies at 114

Last Updated: Sunday, January 06, 2013, 08:45

A 114-year-old South Carolina woman who was the oldest living US citizen has died, two of her daughters said.

Woman, 92, to stand trial for murder in Australia

Last Updated: Sunday, April 03, 2011, 13:01

Clara Tang allegedly killed Ching Yung Tang after 70 yrs of marriage in 2010.