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Afghan warlord backs elections, rejects US troop increase

Kabul - Infamous Afghan warlord and ex-prime minister Gulbuddin Hekmatyar rejected any increase in US troops Saturday as he said elections were the only way to bring stability to the war-torn country.

Kabul uneasy as former warlord Hekmatyar returns after 20 years

Kabul - A former warlord branded the "Butcher of Kabul" made a triumphant return to the Afghan capital Thursday, met by uneasy residents two decades after leaving the city where he stands accused of killing thousands of people.

Former Afghan warlord Hekmatyar returns to Kabul after 20 years

Kabul - A former warlord branded the "Butcher of Kabul" returned to the Afghan capital on Thursday morning, two decades after leaving the city where he is accused of carrying out war crimes.

Infamous Afghan warlord returns to public life after exile

Carikar - Notorious Afghan warlord and ex-prime minister Gulbuddin Hekmatyar returned to public life Saturday after more than 20 years in exile, calling on the Taliban to lay down their weapons and join a "caravan of peace".

Afghan warlord shrugs off violent past in bid to rebrand

Kabul - Afghan warlord Gulbuddin Hekmatyar roundly refused to apologise over war crime allegations in an audio message to AFP, even as his group attempts to rebrand from a radical, misogynistic movement to a mainstream political force.

Afghanistan inks peace deal with warlord 'butcher of Kabul'

Kabul - Afghanistan Thursday signed a peace agreement with notorious warlord Gulbuddin Hekmatyar, paving the way for him to make a political comeback despite a history of war crimes and after years in hiding.
 

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