US welcomes Cuba`s decision to lift exit permit restrictions

The US has welcomed the decision by Cuba to lift restrictions on exit permit, but said it cannot predict its impact on the expected changes in migration patterns from Cuba.

Grossman meets Khar, Kayani; discusses Afghan, counter-terror

Issues related to peace and stability in Afghan and progress made on counter-terrorism figured prominently in talks visiting US diplomat Marc Grossman.

`CIA plotted to kill Anwar al Awlaki by arranging bride`

The CIA had paid an al Qaeda spy to help find a bride for American-born terrorist Anwar al Awlaki in a plot to kill him, a media report said.