Peter is a foreign correspondent and feature writer with The Independent who has done long stretches in Japan, India and Italy.
Secret state: Trevor Paglen documents the hidden world of governmental surveillance, from drone bases to "black sites"
15 June 2014 12:00 AM
12 June 2014 06:24 PM
Csanad Szegedi was the rising star in an extremist Hungarian party. And then the truth about his heritage came out
06 June 2014 06:47 PM
The favourite to become the EC’s new President is a Eurosceptic’s nightmare
A Taliban victory wouldn't be an unmitigated disaster for Afghanistan - unless the West failed to support it
05 June 2014 06:36 PM
They were brutal and reductive, but they brought the country closer to peace than at any time before or since
01 June 2014 12:00 AM
The countries of South-East Asia have learned the hard way the risks of living in the neighbourhood of a nation bent on asserting itself on the world’s stage.
29 May 2014 07:19 PM
The ghastly fact is that this murder was nothing out of the ordinary
22 May 2014 06:22 PM
The island's gas could open a new era of prosperity
21 May 2014 03:01 PM
Triumphant Putin hails ‘strategic energy alliance’ that will lessen dependency on trade with Europe
A History of the First World War in 100 Moments: Poet Giuseppe Ungaretti finds his voice amidst the horror of the ‘white war’
13 May 2014 06:24 PM
Italians endured years of bloody, futile fighting in the Alps. But a literary giant arose from the carnage. Peter Popham on the awakening of the artistically-inclined 27-year-old
12 May 2014 04:07 PM
Thousands of teenage girls enduring debilitating illnesses after routine school cancer vaccination
Migrants in Kos: Photos show real tragedy after Brits abroad complain of 'awkward' holidays
British tourists complain that impoverished boat migrants are making holidays 'awkward' in Kos
Michael Gove determined to scrap the Human Rights Act – even if Scotland retains it
Threat to scrap Human Rights Act could see UK follow Nazi example, warns UN official
Church of England 'one generation away from extinction' after dramatic loss of followers
- 1 California man brutally beat 82-year-old Sikh grandfather he mistook for 'one of those people'
- 3 School kitchen manager 'fired from Colorado school for giving hungry students free lunches'
- 5 Charles Kennedy 'had better judgement drunk than many sober politicians' says Ian Hislop