A protester is overcome by tear gas near the Sham Shui Po police station in Hong Kong on Wednesday. Photo: AP

Germany’s Angela Merkel, France’s foreign minister call for dialogue to defuse Hong Kong tensions after China rejects EU statement on protests

  • Germany and France ratchet up calls to settle Hong Kong unrest following reports that China has mobilised armed trucks on the other side of border
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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A protester is overcome by tear gas near the Sham Shui Po police station in Hong Kong on Wednesday. Photo: AP
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Protesters place a placard in the airport apologising for the trouble on Tuesday. Photo: Kimmy Chung

Hong Kong protesters apologise for disruption at airport, plan to suspend demonstrations

  • Statement says they are ‘heartbroken and helpless’ over overreaction of some demonstrators, without mentioning specific incidents
  • Two mainland Chinese men were assaulted on Tuesday night, while hundreds of flights have been cancelled over the past two days
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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Protesters place a placard in the airport apologising for the trouble on Tuesday. Photo: Kimmy Chung
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