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Lee Kuan Yew – a life in pictures

Lee Kuan Yew, Singapore’s first prime minister and architect of the tiny south-east Asian city-state’s rapid rise from British tropical outpost to global trade and financial centre, died early on Monday, aged 91

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Lee Kuan Yew – a life in pictures

SINGAPORE (AP) — Lee Kuan Yew, the founder of modern Singapore who was both feared for his authoritarian tactics and admired worldwide for turning the city-state into one of the world's richest nations while in power for 31 years, died Monday. He was