Kim Sengupta is Defence Correspondent at The Independent.
21 October 2014 12:00 AM
Reapers will initially be operating in Syria for surveillance, but will also engage Hellfire missiles in an attack capacity if authorisation is given
Before and after the Serbia-Albania match that became a riot: In the Balkans, football rivalries really run deep
20 October 2014 07:58 PM
Diplomatic Channels: 'Things were different. I realised that in English football grounds you don’t get political slogans'
13 October 2014 07:17 PM
Isis in Kobani: As Turkey declines to intervene, UN envoy says fall of city is likely to lead to a massacre
10 October 2014 06:57 PM
Turkey’s demands for a buffer zone and a no-fly zone to be set up in Syria as the price for it joining the war against Isis were “not on the front burner” in the strategy being drawn up, a senior US diplomat stressed yesterday.
War against Isis: British troops likely to train Syrian rebels nearly three years after similar plan failed
02 October 2014 10:00 PM
As military action in Iraq continues, UK now seeks to help Free Syrian Army in its fight against both militants and Assad
30 September 2014 06:22 PM
Tornados hit two targets, raising fears for life of hostage Alan Henning
29 September 2014 06:46 PM
America's bombing of Jabhat al-Nusra has raised significant concerns over their strategy
28 September 2014 12:00 AM
Syria air strikes: The attacks are a severe blow to Isis – but boots on the ground may still be needed
23 September 2014 09:16 PM
A rising lethal toll from further raids risks support rising for the Islamists
23 September 2014 12:29 PM
These are the very early days of a new and dramatic stage in the civil war
Rochester by-election: Ukip gains second MP as Tory defector Mark Reckless holds seat
'Beast of Bolsover' Dennis Skinner takes Ukip MP Mark Reckless to task moments after he is sworn in
Rochester by-election: Labour MP Emily Thornberry resigns after posting white van and England flags tweet
France 'blocks' Russian sailors from boarding a warship
Rochester aftermath: Sacking of Emily Thornberry will make work of Labour MPs '10 times harder'
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