Thanatorn Juangroongruangkit (right) receives flowers from supporters as he arrives at the Pathumwan police station in Bangkok on Saturday. Agence France-Presse
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The Turkish government removed three mayors from office on Monday over alleged links to Kurdish militants as Ankara deepened its crackdown on the opposition.