TODAY'S WORLD HEADLINES

Ukraine accuses Russia of 'undisguised aggression' as rebels advance 02-Sep-14, 6:10 AM | Pavel Polityuk and Polina Devitt, Reuters

Disruptive Hong Kong protests loom after China rules out democracy 01-Sep-14, 11:42 PM | Clare Jim and Diana Chan, Reuters

Tripoli under militia control as Libya chaos deepens 02-Sep-14, 5:10 AM | Mohamed Hasni, Agence France-Presse

Syrian army, rebels clash on Golan Heights 01-Sep-14, 5:15 PM | Reuters

22 HK pro-democracy protesters arrested 1:39 pm | Agence France-Presse Hong Kong police have arrested at least 22 people during a series of protests targeting a senior Chinese official visiting the city, authorities said Tuesday.

Fiji says Syrian rebels want compensation, removal from terror list Fiji says Syrian rebels want compensation, removal from terror list 12:55 pm | Baz Ratner and Lincoln Feast, Reuters Islamist fighters who seized dozens of Fijian UN peacekeepers on the Golan Heights last week…

Fukushima workers to sue TEPCO for $620,000 in unpaid danger pay Fukushima workers to sue TEPCO for $620,000 in unpaid danger pay 12:42 pm | Agence France-Presse Workers employed in decommissioning the crippled Fukushima nuclear power plant are to sue operator Tokyo…

Nurses go on strike in Ebola-hit Liberia over lack of protective equipment Nurses go on strike in Ebola-hit Liberia over lack of protective equipment 11:46 am | Agence France-Presse Nurses at Liberia's largest hospital went on strike on Monday, demanding better pay and equipment…

EBOLA-DENIAL | Ghosts of colonial past add to difficulty of battling deadly outbreak EBOLA-DENIAL | Ghosts of colonial past add to difficulty of battling deadly outbreak 11:11 am | Malick Rokhy Ba, Agence France-Presse It has been one of the more bizarre features of a deadly epidemic: a vocal…

Poor response to Ebola causing needless deaths - WB head 10:01 am | Daniel Flynn and Tim Cocks, Reuters Poor response to Ebola causing needless deaths - WB headThe world's 'disastrously inadequate response' to West Africa's Ebola outbreak means many people are dying needlessly, the head of the World Bank said on Monday, as Nigeria confirmed another case of the virus.

Breaking of Islamic State siege on Iraqi town underscores Iranian role in conflict 9:41 am | Isabel Coles, Reuters Breaking of Islamic State siege on Iraqi town underscores Iranian role in conflictThe breaking of the Islamic State siege on the Iraq town of Amerli offered a window not only into the teamwork among Kurdish fighters, the Iraqi army and Shi'ite militias but also into Iran's role in directly assisting their campaign.

ON 75TH YEAR OF START OF WORLD WAR 2 | Russia has 'severed' partnership with Europe, says Germany 9:20 am | Agence France-Presse ON 75TH YEAR OF START OF WORLD WAR 2 | Russia has \Russia has "effectively severed its partnership" with Europe and wants to establish a new order, German President Joachim Gauck said Monday.

US forces strike militants in Somalia 9:13 am | Reuters US forces strike militants in SomaliaUS military forces carried out an operation on Monday against al Shabaab militants in Somalia, a US Department of Defense spokesman said.

At least 8 dead in Vietnam as bus plunges down ravine 8:54 am | Agence France-Presse At least 8 dead in Vietnam as bus plunges down ravineAt least eight people have been killed and dozens more injured after a bus lost control and plunged into a ravine in northern Vietnam near the popular tourist town of Sapa.

India court grants bail to two of five rape accused 8:32 am | Agence France-Presse India court grants bail to two of five rape accusedAn Indian court on Monday granted bail to two of five men detained earlier this year on suspicion of raping and murdering two teenage girls in a case that sparked global outrage.

Ebola health workers should get danger money, expert says 6:29 am | Misha Hussain, Thomson Reuters Foundation Ebola health workers should get danger money, expert saysDoctors and nurses fighting the world's biggest outbreak of the Ebola virus in West Africa should get incentives including better pay, insurance and access to the new Ebola drug ZMapp, an international health expert said.

Ukraine accuses Russia of 'undisguised aggression' as rebels advance 6:10 am | Pavel Polityuk and Polina Devitt, Reuters Ukraine accuses Russia of \Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko accused Russia on Monday of "direct and undisguised aggression" which he said had radically changed the battlefield balance as Kiev's forces suffered a further reverse in their war with pro-Moscow separatists.

Tripoli under militia control as Libya chaos deepens 5:10 am | Mohamed Hasni, Agence France-Presse Tripoli under militia control as Libya chaos deepensLibya's toothless outgoing government admitted Monday from its safe refuge in the east of the country that it has in effect lost control of Tripoli to armed militias.

Young Rohingya woman chases dream of peace and justice in Myanmar 4:23 am | Thomson Reuters Foundation Young Rohingya woman chases dream of peace and justice in MyanmarWai Wai Nu is a diminutive 27-year-old with pro-democracy activism in her genes and a quarter of her young life spent behind bars.

Fukushima accepts 'temporary' storage of radioactive waste from nuclear accident 3:48 am | Agence France-Presse Fukushima accepts \The governor of disaster-struck Fukushima agreed Monday to accept the "temporary" storage of nuclear waste from the Japanese accident, paving the way for an end to a years-long standoff.

North Korea tightens grip on phone SIM cards used by tourists 3:17 am | James Pearson, Reuters North Korea tightens grip on phone SIM cards used by touristsIn a move that makes it harder for North Koreans to gain illicit access to the global Internet, North Korea now only allows mobile phone SIM cards used by tourists to be active for the duration of their visit, tourism sources told Reuters.