Edition:
United States
Pictures | Mon May 26, 2014 | 11:17pm EDT

Thai army gets down to work on economy, stifles dissent

A protester against military rule points her finger near the face of a riot police officer during a rally at the Victory Monument in Bangkok May 26, 2014. REUTERS/Erik De Castro

A protester against military rule points her finger near the face of a riot police officer during a rally at the Victory Monument in Bangkok May 26, 2014. REUTERS/Erik De Castro

A protester against military rule points her finger near the face of a riot police officer during a rally at the Victory Monument in Bangkok May 26, 2014. REUTERS/Erik De Castro
Close
1 / 8
Thai Army chief General Prayuth Chan-ocha (C) is accompanied by his officers as he addresses reporters at the Royal Thai Army Headquarters in Bangkok May 26, 2014. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

Thai Army chief General Prayuth Chan-ocha (C) is accompanied by his officers as he addresses reporters at the Royal Thai Army Headquarters in Bangkok May 26, 2014. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

Thai Army chief General Prayuth Chan-ocha (C) is accompanied by his officers as he addresses reporters at the Royal Thai Army Headquarters in Bangkok May 26, 2014. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj
Close
2 / 8
Thai Army chief General Prayuth Chan-ocha looks at reporters after addressing them at the Royal Thai Army Headquarters in Bangkok May 26, 2014. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

Thai Army chief General Prayuth Chan-ocha looks at reporters after addressing them at the Royal Thai Army Headquarters in Bangkok May 26, 2014. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

Thai Army chief General Prayuth Chan-ocha looks at reporters after addressing them at the Royal Thai Army Headquarters in Bangkok May 26, 2014. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj
Close
3 / 8
A teardrop rolls down the face of a soldier, whose unit was deployed to control protesters against military rule, at Bangkok's shopping district May 25, 2014. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

A teardrop rolls down the face of a soldier, whose unit was deployed to control protesters against military rule, at Bangkok's shopping district May 25, 2014. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

A teardrop rolls down the face of a soldier, whose unit was deployed to control protesters against military rule, at Bangkok's shopping district May 25, 2014. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj
Close
4 / 8
A soldier stands guard at an elevated walkway of a shopping district in central Bangkok May 25, 2014. REUTERS/Erik De Castro

A soldier stands guard at an elevated walkway of a shopping district in central Bangkok May 25, 2014. REUTERS/Erik De Castro

A soldier stands guard at an elevated walkway of a shopping district in central Bangkok May 25, 2014. REUTERS/Erik De Castro
Close
5 / 8
Soldiers detain a protester against military rule during a rally at a shopping district in central Bangkok May 25, 2014. REUTERS/Erik De Castro

Soldiers detain a protester against military rule during a rally at a shopping district in central Bangkok May 25, 2014. REUTERS/Erik De Castro

Soldiers detain a protester against military rule during a rally at a shopping district in central Bangkok May 25, 2014. REUTERS/Erik De Castro
Close
6 / 8
Soldiers take their positions as they face protesters against military rule in Bangkok May 25, 2014. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

Soldiers take their positions as they face protesters against military rule in Bangkok May 25, 2014. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

Soldiers take their positions as they face protesters against military rule in Bangkok May 25, 2014. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj
Close
7 / 8
Demonstrators against military rule take up to the streets towards the Victory Monument in Bangkok May 25, 2014. REUTERS/Erik De Castro

Demonstrators against military rule take up to the streets towards the Victory Monument in Bangkok May 25, 2014. REUTERS/Erik De Castro

Demonstrators against military rule take up to the streets towards the Victory Monument in Bangkok May 25, 2014. REUTERS/Erik De Castro
Close
8 / 8

Next Slideshows

Pope in the Holy Land

Pope Francis visits the Mideast.

May 26 2014

Removing a tattoo

Inside the "What Were You Inking?" tattoo removal clinic.

May 26 2014

Ukraine votes

Billionaire Poroshenko claims Ukraine's presidency after exit polls give him an absolute majority in a first round of voting and, vowing to end a conflict with...

May 25 2014

La Decima for Real Madrid

Real Madrid win their 10th Champions League final.

May 24 2014

MORE IN PICTURES

Mourning for London

Mourning for London

The world grieves after a deadly attack near parliament in London.

Peru reels from rainy season floods

Peru reels from rainy season floods

More than 80 people have been killed and 110,000 displaced in rain-related incidents in Peru since December, as the country waits for an end to an unusually brutal rainy season.

First 100 days of Trump

First 100 days of Trump

Major moments from the first days of the Trump administration.

Northern Ireland buries Martin McGuinness

Northern Ireland buries Martin McGuinness

Thousands line the streets of Martin McGuinness' home town for the funeral of the Irish Republican Army commander who became a cornerstone of Northern Ireland's peace.

Disneyland Paris turns 25

Disneyland Paris turns 25

To celebrate its 25th anniversary, Disneyland Paris is premiering the new Disney Stars on Parade.

Photos of the week

Photos of the week

Our top photos of the week.

Attack outside UK parliament

Attack outside UK parliament

The frantic moments after the deadly attack outside parliament in London.

Trapped in Mosul

Trapped in Mosul

About 400,000 Iraqi civilians are trapped in an Islamic State-held area, short of food and basic needs as the United Nations refugee agency warns "The worst is yet to come."

The day after in London

The day after in London

Images from the day after a lone-wolf attacker killed three people and injured 40 before being shot dead by police near parliament in London.

Newer Slideshows Older Slideshows

Trending Collections

Pictures