The week in pictures (8

They said yes! On February 11, Sharni Edwards and Robyn Peoples were the first gay people to marry in Northern Ireland. This nation was the last in the UK to ban same-sex marriage.

Bernie Sanders can breathe. On February 11, the independent senator from Vermont topped the US Democratic primary in New Hampshire, just ahead of Pete Buttigieg, the former mayor of South Bend, Indiana.

In Syria, on February 11, the people of the Idlib region are fleeing the fighting between the Bashar Al-Assad regime – supported by the Russian air force – and the rebels who still hold positions in this northwest region from the country. TheUN estimates that more than 800,000 people have been displaced.

February 9, Parasite, film by South Korean director Bong Joon-ho, became the first work in a foreign language to receive the Oscar for Best Film, after winning three other Oscars, those for Best Foreign Language Film, Best Original Screenplay and Best director.

These are the most striking images of the week, selected by the team of International mail.

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