Kim Sengupta

Kim Sengupta is Defence Correspondent at The Independent.

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Fadel Nassir and his family were living with the unexploded bomb for seven months

Life in Gaza: The Nassir family on living for seven months with an unexploded Israeli bomb in their home

'A lot of people said we were irresponsible,' says civil servant Fadel Nassir. 'But what choice did we have but to live with the bomb?'

Members of the Lithuanian Riflemen’s Association on a weekend exercise

Fearful of Russia, Lithuanian volunteers sign up fearing a repeat of Ukraine

Latvia, Estonia, Poland and Moldova, all former Warsaw Pact states, feel vulnerable at the creation of 'Novo Russia'

An Israeli medic tends to a wounded Syrian boy at Ziv hospital, in the upper Galilee town of Safed, where ‘no one is ever turned away’ – even the ‘natural enemies’ of Israel

Syria civil war: The Israeli hospitals treating wounded soldiers from the violence across the border

Kim Sengupta visits the Ziv Medical Centre, where the background of some of the patients suggests that Tel Aviv has forged an unlikely ally in the conflict

An Arab Israeli girl casts her mother's ballot at a polling station on Tuesday

Israel election: 'Saying ugly things about Arabs' gave Likud victory

On the streets, many maintain that the election results reveal the true colours of Israelis

After voting today, Benjamin Netanyahu ruled out a coalition with Isaac Herzog

Israel election: Secrets of the Netanyahu campaign - how he turned the election on its head

He might still emerge as head of a new coalition government

Egyptians supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood which has been labelled a terrorist organisation by the Saudi royal family and the current Egyptian regime

Muslim Brotherhood: Nations divided when it comes to group’s true nature

The true nature of the Muslim Brotherhood is an issue that polarises international opinion and has direct bearing to recent and current conflicts which have cost a great number of lives.

Former Taliban fighters are photographed holding weapons before they hand them over as part of a government peace and reconciliation process at a ceremony in Jalalabad last month

Isis in Afghanistan is a disaster waiting to happen

Its black flag has replaced the white ones of the Talibs in a swathe of areas including in Helmand

David Cameron met with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko prior to the start of the European Council Summit in Brussels last month

David Cameron talks big but is waving a small stick at the Russian bear

Diplomatic Channels: Some believe Mr Cameron’s desire to jump in over Ukraine came in response to charges that he has become a nonentity in the crisis,

The 27-year-old is believed to have left Britain in 2012

'Jihadi John': Security services defend their record over failure to stop Isis ‘executioner’

With finite resources, this is taking place at the expense of counter-espionage when the Russians and the Chinese are raising their spying game

Abu Sammyh al-Britani, or Kabir Ahmed from Derby, died in a suicide attack last year

Dozens of jihadis in fighting in Syria using the name ‘al-Britani’

The nom de guerre has been taken by many of the 600 Muslims from the UK who have joined groups like Isis and Jabhat al-Nusra

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