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REU0234 3 OEC 761 ( RNA AFA CSA LBY RWSA RWS REULB GNS SXNA ) L5E7JL062 WORLD NEWS SCHEDULE AT 1000 GMT REUTERS WORLD NEWS SCHEDULE AT 1000 GMT Editor: David Stamp + 44 20 7542 7918 Graphics queries: + 65 6870 3595 Picture Desk: Singapore + 65 6870 3775 TOP STORIES "Zero hour" for Gaddafi as besieged Tripoli rises up TRIPOLI - Explosions and gunfire ring out in Tripoli as opponents of Muammar Gaddafi launch an uprising and rebel forces edge towards the city, declaring a final push to end his four-decade rule (LIBYA/ (WRAPUP 7), expect by 1130, tv, pix, by Missy Ryan, 900 words) + See also: - LIBYA-NATO (FACTBOX), moved, 300 words Egypt says Israeli response to deaths not enough CAIRO - Egypt welcomes a joint investigation with Israel over the killing of five Egyptian security personnel during an Israeli border operation, but says it is not enough given the gravity of the situation. (EGYPT-ISRAEL/ (WRAPUP 1), expect by 1100, by Yasmine Saleh, 900 words) + See also: - ISRAEL-EGYPT/RELATIONS (ANALYSIS), moved, by Crispian Balmer, 725 words - EGYPT-GAZA/ROCKETS, moved - ISRAEL-EGYPT/RELATIONS (ANALYSIS), moved, by Crispian Balmer, 725 words U.N. team arrives in Syria, Assad to speak on TV President Bashar al-Assad to make only his fourth TV appearance since protests demanding his overthrow erupted, as a UN team arrives in Damascus to assess humanitarian needs after five months of turmoil (SYRIA (WRAPUP 2), expect by 1300, tv, graphic, by Dominic Evans, 750 words) + See also: - SYRIA-OPPOSITION/, moved, by Khaled Yacoub Oweis, 460 words Gaza militant rockets continue to rain on Israel GAZA-Gaza militants launch at least 12 rockets at southern Israel, the military says, in the latest regional flare-up of violence that has killed over 30 people in which Israel has also mounted air strikes on the Gaza Strip (PALESTINIANS-ISRAEL/, moved, tv, pix, by Ori Lewis, 800 words) EUROPE Norway marks attacks with remembrance ceremony OSLO - Norway holds a national ceremony of remembrance for the 77 victims of the worst attacks on the country since World War Two, as it attempts to move forward and return to a semblance of normality (NORWAY-ATTACKS, expect by 1100, by Gwladys Fouche, 350 words) + See also: - NORWAY-SURVIVOR (UPDATE 1), moved, by Benjamin Ree and Gwladys Fouche Pope tells 1.5 million youngsters to spread gospel MADRID - Pope Benedict urges 1.5 million young Catholics at an aerodrome mass near Madrid to spread the gospel to others seeking better values than modern society offers (SPAIN-POPE, moved, pix, tv, by Judy MacInnes and Sonya Dowsett, 600 words) U.N. atom chief plays down safety cost concerns VIENNA - Planned steps to boost global nuclear safety after Japan's Fukushima disaster will not lead to any major increase in costs for reactor operators, U.N. atomic energy chief says (NUCLEAR-IAEA/SAFETY (INTERVIEW), pix, moved, by Fredrik Dahl, 750 words) Meeting may lead to Strauss-Kahn dismissal -lawyer NEW YORK - The prosecutors in the case of former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn will meet on Monday with the hotel maid accusing him of sexual assault in a sign the case may be headed for dismissal, one of her lawyers says (STRAUSSKAHN (UPDATE 1), moved, by Joseph Ax, 400 words) + See also: - FRANCE-SOCIALISTS/, moved, 600 words MIDDLE EAST U.S. "hikers" lawyer to appeal Iran spy sentence TEHRAN - The lawyer for two Americans convicted of spying says he will appeal the 8-year sentence for his clients who have already spent more than two years in jail after their arrest near the border with Iraq where they say they were hiking (IRAN-USA/HIKERS (UPDATE 1), expect by 1030, by Mitra Amiri, 550 words) Suicide bombers kill at least 12 in Yemen's south ADEN - Two suicide bombers kill at least 12 people in separate attacks targeting pro-government tribesmen in Yemen's volatile south, local officials and tribal sources say (YEMEN-BOMBS (UPDATE 1), moved, 550 words) ASIA Biden tells China not to count out U.S. strength CHENGDU, China - U.S. Vice President Joe Biden rejects views that American power is waning and tells a Chinese audience that Washington would never default, near the end of a trip that has stressed the ties binding the world's two biggest economies (CHINA-USA/ (UPDATE 2), moved, pix, tv, by Jeff Mason, 800 words) Under pressure, Indian anti-graft may tone down demands NEW DELHI - Supporters of an anti-graft activist whose hunger strike campaign has galvanised millions of Indians appeared to reach out to the country's embattled government on Sunday after coming under pressure to tone down their demands (INDIA-PROTESTS (UPDATE 1), moved, pix, by Paul de Bendern and Annie Banerji, 800 words) REUTERS 1019 210811 GMT