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U.S., Aus, Japan, India Mull Belt and Road Alternative

The Australian Financial Review’s Phillip Cooley reports on discussions between Australia, the United States, India, and Japan on establishing a joint regional infrastructure plan to rival the controversial China-led Belt and Road Initiative. The BRI, a trillion dollar-plus, 65-nation trade an...

Clooneys donate US$500,000 to student gun reform march

NEW YORK: Hollywood star George Clooney and his human rights lawyer wife Amal on Monday pledged US$500,000 to help fund a student march on Washington, giving a huge boost to what is considered an unprecedented youth mobilisation against gun violence. The "March for Our Lives" is scheduled to take ...