Peter is a foreign correspondent and feature writer with The Independent who has done long stretches in Japan, India and Italy.
27 February 2015 06:52 PM
Islamist group says it killed Avijit Roy, a US citizen and outspoken secularist
26 February 2015 07:26 PM
12 February 2015 05:00 PM
Is he able to make Indians excited about being Indian?
06 February 2015 06:04 PM
A new novel from the 85-year-old exile is a cause celebration in the West, less so among the Czechs he left behind
30 January 2015 06:41 PM
The media clamoured to see the global human rights lawyer in action this week. She was simply doing her job
29 January 2015 08:35 PM
World View: Everyone knows what needs to be done but doesn't want to suffer the consequences
22 January 2015 05:44 PM
The single currency has hollowed out the heart of Italy
15 January 2015 05:53 PM
The new president will have to work hard to reunite a divided country
Sri Lanka election: Day of reckoning for a once untouchable president who could suffer an unexpected and humiliating defeat
08 January 2015 06:33 PM
Mahinda Rajapaksa called the poll two years early, confident of an easy win. But he faces losing power to his former ally, Maithripala Sirisena, who has tapped into discontent over cronyism and costly vanity projects
02 January 2015 05:56 PM
The activist inspires devotion on the streets and fear in the Kremlin. But is he just another autocrat-in-waiting?
New theory could prove how life began and disprove God
This is what it's like to be dead, according to a guy who died for a bit
'Cash for access' scandal: Sir Malcolm Rifkind says 'unrealistic' for MPs to live on £67,000 salary
'Jihadi John': CAGE representative storms off Sky News accusing Kay Burley of Islamophobia
Ukip would cut billions from Scottish budget to fund English tax cuts
Russia's roadmap for annexing eastern Ukraine 'leaked from Vladimir Putin's office'
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- 4 The remarkable archaeological underwater discovery that could open up a new chapter in the study of European and British prehistory
- 5 Saudi Muslim cleric claims the Earth is 'stationary' and the sun rotates around it