Kidnapped women `used by Boko Haram on front line`: Rights group

Boko Haram has used kidnapped young women and girls on the front lines of its insurgency, according to a new report published on Monday, after a fresh abduction in Nigeria`s far northeast.

`Nigeria Islamists joining with global jihadists`

Many analysts and Nigerians doubt the extent to which Boko Haram has global ambitions.