Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha's government has outlawed news said to affect national security amid mass protests.
Protests in Thailand, a moonrise in New York City and a Supreme Court nominee round out this week's best images.
The school in Bangkok reopened in July with various social distancing measures in place.
The president referred to the Asian country as "Thighland" before correcting himself.
“These sightings are extremely encouraging for the future of tigers in our country and beyond,” a Thai official said.
Infants born in hospitals in Thailand during the coronavirus pandemic are being outfitted with tiny plastic visors.
Gunman killed his commanding officer then launched attack on shoppers, officials said.
Armed with an assault-style weapon, the shooter holed up at the mall as police evacuated the building.
The aurora borealis seen from Finland, a dog fashion show and a mass wedding round out this week's best images.
Dr. Li Wenliang was reprimanded by police for "spreading rumors" about the deadly virus, which he contracted himself.