Maria Golovnina died of suffocation, autopsy says.
Activists report up to 285 people taken from Assyrian villages.
An Iraqi-Kurdish military force of up to 25,000 fighters in being prepared.
Militants with possible ties to ISIS believed to have killed guardsmen. Africa,Habib Essid,ISIS,Libya,Tunis,Tunisia,Natalie Shure
Damascus expresses willingness for 6-week trial ceasefire.
President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi says Libya may threaten world peace.
The campaign comes one day after a video was released showing the beheading of 21 Christian Egyptians, drawing Egypt into open action. The video is the first to be released by an IS group outside of Syria and Iraq.
Militants strike near area where U.S. troops train Iraqi soldiers.
Officials in several countries ponder way forward with Syria's leader.
Middle East,Bashar al-Assad,Damascus,Free Syrian Army,Syria,Natalie Shure
A suicide bomber rammed into a NATO envoy vehicle.
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