Kim Sengupta is Defence Correspondent at The Independent.
Miracle of Konna: The baby boy who survived an air strike despite being on his mother's back when the bombs hit
27 January 2013 07:59 PM
Aminata Jallo had rushed out of her home in preparation for taking her children to a place of safety when the missile exploded near her. She was killed instantly, but her one-year-old son, Saida, whom she was carrying in a cradle on her back, was thrown clear.
25 January 2013 07:22 PM
Tuareg refugees fleeing Islamist rebels have taken cover with the Dogon, an ancient tribe in central Mali. Now both fear annihilation as al-Qa’ida and Malian troops close in
22 January 2013 07:32 PM
The hunt is on in Mali for fugitive rebels who have gone into hiding
21 January 2013 09:46 PM
Kim Sengupta reaches the Malian town of Diabaly – the first place to be liberated by French forces from rebel control
18 January 2013 08:34 PM
Kim Sengupta meets the ordinary people with first-hand knowledge of the one-eyed warlord
17 January 2013 08:14 PM
Kim Sengupta joins the French and Malian forces at the strategic river crossing of Markala
16 January 2013 09:11 PM
In the capital refugees from the jihadist-held north tell Kim Sengupta of their suffering
15 January 2013 12:00 AM
Military chiefs fear action against Islamist rebels could enmesh UK in drawn-out conflict
The murder of Kurdish activists on the streets of Paris is part of a much wider struggle for freedom
11 January 2013 03:48 PM
Our Diplomatic Correspondent, who has spent years following the Kurdish diaspora, examines the context of the grim, brutal killings in the French capital this week
11 January 2013 07:00 AM
British forces are to be armed with a new combat sidearm for the first time in more than half a century to protect themselves against new types of threats. The Browning Hi-Power pistol, which first came into service in 1954, will be replaced by the Glock 17, which has been chosen after intensive trials.
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