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Riyadh has won the bid to host Expo 2030, as Saudi Arabia swept the votes when the world's fair organising committee met in Paris.

The Israel Prison Service reported the release of 30 Palestinians from Israeli jails in exchange for 12 Israeli hostages, including two foreign nationals, from Gaza.

Pope Francis will not attend the Cop28 summit in Dubai due to health reasons, the Vatican says.

US President Joe Biden, first lady Jill Biden, Vice President Kamala Harris and former president Bill Clinton were among mourners in Atlanta, Georgia, to pay tribute to former first lady Rosalynn Carter. The wife of ex-president Jimmy Carter died on November 19, aged 96.

Updated: November 29, 2023, 5:29 AM