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Boko Haram kills 83, releases video of 3 captives

hree university employees kidnapped by Boko Haram

BORNO, Nigeria — Boko Haram killed at least 83 civilians and soldiers in two separate attacks in northeast Nigeria in the past week before releasing a video of three new captives pleading for help. In its bloodiest attack this year, …

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Kidnapped missionaries, others still held in Mali

Beatrice Stockly

An Islamic extremist group has issued a proof-of-life video.  An al-Qaeda-linked group in Mali has released a proof-of-life video of six foreign hostages, one of them held since 2011. SITE Intelligence Group, which monitors extremist groups, said the recently formed …

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No word on missing Malaysian pastor

Malaysian Pastor Raymond Koh

The family of a Malaysian pastor kidnapped more than four months ago has accused the police of undermining the investigation. Pastor Raymond Koh was exiting a highway on Feb. 13 when a convoy of black SUVs and motorcycles surrounded his …

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