Peter is a foreign correspondent and feature writer with The Independent who has done long stretches in Japan, India and Italy.
07 August 2014 05:40 PM
One recognises precisely the paranoid hand of the generals
31 July 2014 05:43 PM
It's passing will be seen as the end of an era
28 July 2014 12:09 AM
The debate rages in South Africa over whether Eugene de Kock should ever be released from jail
24 July 2014 06:02 PM
You have to go to Israel in order to understand its siege mentality
Photographer Colin McPherson walked the Scottish border to meet the people pondering independence - and their view of England
20 July 2014 12:00 AM
McPherson, a Scot by birth who now lives on Merseyside, walked the length of the Anglo-Scots border on the Scots side from Gretna in the west to the Tweed just above Berwick, a distance of 96 miles, to see what could be seen
17 July 2014 05:56 PM
He has bitten off more than he can chew
10 July 2014 06:51 PM
Lord Patten has joined a multinational mission to modernise the Vatican’s media operation, and it won't be easy
19 June 2014 07:05 PM
The recent riots in Aluthgama are the last thing the country needs
17 June 2014 12:00 AM
Twenty-some years ago, the Tamil Tigers drove the Sri Lankan army out of Jaffna Fort, in the far north, and set about destroying it. Part of their demolition work is still visible: huge masonry chunks from an imposing church lie piled on top of each other where the building was torn down. The Dutch had erected it inside the fort back in the 18th century.
Secret state: Trevor Paglen documents the hidden world of governmental surveillance, from drone bases to "black sites"
15 June 2014 12:00 AM
Nigel Farage brands LGBT activists 'filth' and 'scum' and accuses them of scaring away his children after they invade his local pub
Ukip supporters are 55 or older, white and socially conservative, finds British Social Attitudes Report
JK Rowling responds to fan tweeting she 'can't see' Dumbledore being gay
Russia threatens Denmark with nuclear weapons if it tries to join Nato defence shield
Jeremy Clarkson sacked live: Alan Yentob 'wouldn't rule out' ex Top Gear host's BBC return
Germanwings plane crash live: Andreas Guenter Lubitz intentionally crashed flight 9525 into the Alps in act of mass murder and suicide – latest
- 1 Germanwings crash: Police make 'significant discovery' at home of co-pilot Andreas Lubitz
- 2 Zayn Malik already working on solo material, just days after quitting One Direction
- 3 The West has it totally wrong on Lee Kuan Yew
- 4 #FreeTheNipple: Women in Iceland bare breasts in solidarity with trolled student
- 5 Jeremy Clarkson calls on trolls to leave producer Oisin Tymon alone: 'None of this is his fault'