State secretary comments on knife attack in Nice, where a woman was decapitated as three die in 'suspected terror attack'.
The hostage was taken into Nigeria, sources suggest.
Rikiya has lost her husband and has to raise her children alone in a country where Boko Haram attacks are commonplace.
A 13-year-old Christian girl, Arzoo Raja, was kidnapped from her home, forced to marry her abductor and convert to Islam.
Local authorities continuously harass Christians.
More than sixty thousand civilians are currently facing a severe food shortage due to the ongoing fighting.
Boko Haram is especially active in African countries, such as Nigeria Niger, Chad or Cameroon.
In March 2018, the "Holy Bible" was removed from all online booksellers across China.
Barnabas Fund reports that Christians make up eight per cent of Sri Lanka’s total population and face frequent persecution.