Peter is a foreign correspondent and feature writer with The Independent who has done long stretches in Japan, India and Italy.
02 May 2014 07:28 PM
The US still awaits its first woman President. Could this champion of the people beat Hillary Clinton to the honour?
01 May 2014 08:01 PM
Shinzo Abe’s revisionist government would like to take back an apology over "comfort women"
24 April 2014 05:25 PM
However much the cardinals in conclave brood, plot and pray, they never know what will become of a cleric once he dons, Clark Kent-like, those papal robes
A History of the First World War in 100 moments: A moment of glory on the Western Front for the soldiers of the Raj
23 April 2014 06:27 PM
The contribution of imperial troops to the Allied war effort is often overlooked. But the Indian Corps made a dazzling debut in the European theatre of war
U Win Tin: Journalist and activist who stood with Aung San Suu Kyi at the head of Burma's pro-democracy movement
23 April 2014 12:00 AM
U Win Tin was one of Burma's leading journalists, a towering figure in the democracy movement and a founding member of the National League for Democracy. Handsome and charismatic, he devoted his life to the struggle to liberate his nation from military rule.
A History of the First World War in 100 moments: The mutiny that sent a ripple of fear through the Empire
22 April 2014 07:32 PM
A revolt by a regiment of Indian troops in Singapore was nearly disastrous for Britain
17 April 2014 06:31 PM
Farewell, Paolo Bonaiuti. For 20 years Berlusconi and his money dominated Italy’s political story. But now that story’s over, and when Forza Italia finally expires it will leave barely a trace
Missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370: Acclaim for retired Australian defence chief Angus Houston who is leading the search for the airliner
15 April 2014 06:43 PM
From co-ordinating search teams from seven countries to informing and reassuring relatives, the 66-year-old has led the hunt to the satisfaction of all concerned
11 April 2014 04:21 PM
North Korean news has always had a credibility problem but since the accession of Kim Jong-un it has grown far, far worse
04 April 2014 01:44 PM
I can't suppress a shiver at the thought of Narendra Modi taking office
General Election 2015: Chuka Umunna on the benefits of immigration, humility – and his leader Ed Miliband
The sickening truth about food banks that the Tories don't want you to know
Aaron and Melissa Klein: Oregon anti-gay bakers ordered to pay $135,000 after refusing to make cake for same-sex wedding
Andrew Lloyd Webber: Phantom of the Opera writer mocked after issuing a warning about Ed Miliband and Nicola Sturgeon
General election 2015: Labour will toughen hate crimes legislation surrounding Islamophobia
HSBC review into moving headquarters from UK 'underway'
- 1 Migrant crisis: Greek soldier saved 20 people singlehandedly off Rhodes beach
- 2 Frank Lampard's face drops when Holly Willoughby introduces him as a 'Man City legend'
- 3 UK weather: Britain braced for snow as arctic air mass moves in
- 4 Aaron and Melissa Klein: Oregon anti-gay bakers ordered to pay $135,000 after refusing to make cake for same-sex wedding
- 5 General Election 2015: Stephen Hawking says he will vote Labour