Peter is a foreign correspondent and feature writer with The Independent who has done long stretches in Japan, India and Italy.
Wynn Chamberlain: Painter, film director and novelist who was at the heart of New York's artistic scene of the 1950s and 60s
08 December 2014 06:47 PM
Wynn Chamberlain was a widely collected modernist artist, experimental theatre producer, film director and novelist, who thrived at the heart of Manhattan's dynamic cultural scene in the 1960s then gave it all up to move with his young family to India and immerse himself in Hindu spirituality.
27 November 2014 05:50 PM
There is no more ferociously divisive figure in Indian public life than Arundhati Roy
20 November 2014 07:30 PM
The two nations’ navies have already conducted exercises together
18 November 2014 07:21 PM
Pyongyang goes into diplomatic overdrive as UN General Assembly votes to refer the Communist state to the ICC for prosecution
16 November 2014 12:00 AM
13 November 2014 05:56 PM
The Chinese might be willing to negotiate on reducing pollution, but on becoming more democratic they remain unmoved
06 November 2014 07:06 PM
Having implemented big reforms that gained worldwide applause, the state has been stealthily regaining control by the back door
31 October 2014 06:25 PM
Protesters demand apology from senior banker who is also mainland politician
Twenty-five years after the Berlin Wall fell, Hungary’s PM thinks it is Western capitalism that is in its death throes
30 October 2014 06:59 PM
Despite his unpopular proposal to tax the internet, Viktor Orban is a wily, authoritarian leader succeeding in many of his aims
29 October 2014 08:09 PM
Michael Sata, the President of Zambia, died in a London hospital yesterday after a lengthy illness
9 reasons Greece's experiment with the radical left is doomed to failure
Have we reached 'peak food'? Shortages loom as global production rates slow
Greece elections: Syriza and EU on collision course after election win for left-wing party
British grandmother Lindsay Sandiford faces execution by firing squad in Indonesia
Liberal Democrat minister defends comments suggesting immigration causes pub closures
King Abdullah dead: We can't afford not to hold Saudi Arabia's royals to account
- 1 Venezuela Expo Tattoo 2015: Extreme body art from 'Vampire Woman' to 109mm earlobes
- 2 Saudi preacher who 'raped and tortured' his five -year-old daughter to death is released after paying 'blood money'
- 3 Ball pool for adults opens in London
- 4 Game of Thrones season 5 trailer: The first full-length look is here
- 5 Rashida Jones speaks out against male-centric porn saying 'women should have sex and feel good about it'