Militants abduct more Christians, smash ancient artifacts

Assyrians citizens hold placards during a sit-in for abducted Christians in Syria and Iraq, at a church in Sabtiyesh area east Beirut, Lebanon, Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015.

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Activists: IS militants kidnap dozens of Christians in Syria

FILE – In this photo taken Monday, June 23, 2014, fighters from the Islamic State group parade in a commandeered Iraqi security forces armored vehicle down a main road at the northern city of Mosul, Iraq. Islamic State militants have abducted at least 70 Assyrian Christians, including women and children, after overrunning a string of villages in northeastern Syria, two activist groups said Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015. (AP Photo/File)

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‘Boko Haram’ gunmen kidnap 20 women near missing schoolgirl village in Nigeria

A still from a video released by Boko Haram claiming to show the missing Nigerian schoolgirls

The 20 women were kidnapped near the town of Chibok, where Boko Haram abducted the 300 schoolgirls Photo: Boko Haram/AFP

Suspected Boko Haram militants kidnap 20 women from a nomadic settlement in northeast Nigeria

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