Category: Eyewitness

World Exclusive. A former CIA operations officer emerges to reveal: They suppressed my evidence, and my cables. Now he wants investigators to show Iran not Libya was behind the PanAm Flight 103 bombing over Lockerbie.

4 December 2020 By Paul Martin

By Paul Martin. Exclusive.  Revealing he was excluded from the original Lockerbie bombing trial, a former CIA operations officer has appealed for a British and American investigation that holds the “true culprit”, Iran, to account.  John Holt says he was the author of the secret cables sent to his bosses soon after Lockerbie, showing that the Libyan ‘double agent’ put forward […]

Playing for high steaks. How two of the world’s greatest golfers got their teeth into the food they really wanted.

12 November 2020 By Paul Martin

As the world of sport resumes its greatest events after the Covid pandemic’s lockdowns, the most prestigious and quirky tournament in the Golfing World is currently underway – seven months later than usual: the US Masters at the Augusta National club in Georgia, USA. In golf, it seems, there’s a lot at steak! Great golfers […]

He used his creative imagination to bring Chopin back from beyond the grave. Pianist Alan Kogosowski completes and plays a concerto that Chopin did not finish: his Concerto Number 3.

1 October 2020 By Paul Martin

Alan Kogosowski has brought the magic of Frederic Chopin back from beyond the grave. The Australian pianist completed a unique version of the Austrian composer’s long-delayed and ultimately unfinished Third Piano Concerto in A major, Opus 46. He has now done its final revision. Correspondent.world accompanied Kogosowshi to Paris where he drew new inspiration by visiting […]

The disaster of Lebanon. I recall another vicious blast that demonstrated the fragility and cynicism of its ethnic and political patchwork.

5 August 2020 By Paul Martin

Lebanon is, literally, reeling from its latest blast. The actual cause was a small fire that then ignited a huge quantity of ammonium nitrate stored in the country’s main port for more than six years. It had been confiscated from a ship that had docked on its way to take supplies of the volatile material. […]