Kim Sengupta

Kim Sengupta is Defence Correspondent at The Independent.

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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

The University of Westminster, where he studied computer programming

'Jihadi John': How much did the security services know about him?

What turned Emwazi into a fighter, and what role the security services played, is now a matter of accusations and recriminations

Nigeria president Goodluck Jonathan has been accused of playing the 'Islam card'

Boko Haram in Nigeria: Goodluck Jonathan using fear of Islamists to manipulate election, says opposition

Muhammadu Buhari says the President is exploiting the West’s fear of terrorism to manipulate the voting and carry out a media propaganda blitz

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov leaves the French Foreign Affairs Ministry in Paris

Ukraine crisis: Diplomats convene in Paris as fragile ceasefire holds despite isolated attacks

President Putin has declared that a war between Russia and Ukraine is 'unlikely', and again denied Russian troops and arms are in use in the current hostilities

Destroyed Ukrainian army vehicles, missiles and live ammunition litter the road to Artemivsk, outside Debaltseve

Ukraine: Where a dark world of hybrid warfare and murky loyalties prevails

Diplomatic Channels: One aim of violence is to sow distrust; in this it is succeeding in Odessa

Footage released by the Russian Defence Ministry yesterday shows a Nato jet escorting a Tu-95 Bear bomber of the kind involved in Wednesday’s incident
Footage released by the Russian Defence Ministry yesterday shows a Nato jet escorting a Tu-95 Bear bomber of the kind involved in Wednesday’s incident

Ukraine crisis: Can the UK handle the Bear threat from Russia?

Nato flew no fewer than 400 intercepts last year

Douglas Lute, US Ambassador to NATO

Ukraine crisis: US waits to see if Minsk accord holds before sending Kiev heavy weapons

White House warns that continued violations will mean 'that costs to Russia will rise'

The Danish programme aims to break the radicalisation cycle

Copenhagen shootings: Blasphemy debate attack is setback for 'jihad rehab' approach

Denmark has taken a non-punitive approach towards its citizens who have gone off to fight for Isis

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