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The cruise ship Norwegian Star navigates the Suez Canal near Port Said, Egypt, 09 March 2017. The canal joins the Red Sea and the Mediterranean, providing a direct route from Europe to Asia. Dividing Egypt proper from the Sinai peninsula, it is also an artificial border between Asia and Africa. The canal is currently being widened. Photo: Soeren Stache/dpa-Zentralbild/ZB | usage worldwide   (Photo by Soeren Stache/picture alliance via Getty Images)