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CNN
Obama: Lee 'visionary,' 'true giant'
Story highlights Lee Kuan Yew was the founding Prime Minister of Singapore President Obama called him a "true giant of history" Lee passed away peacefully at Singapore General Hospital at 3:18 a.m., the statement said. He had been in the hospital ...
 CNN6 days ago
Electric New Paper
Foreign leaders including Obama pay tribute to Mr Lee Kuan Yew
Tributes are pouring in from foreign leaders for Mr Lee Kuan Yew. Mr Lee died peacefully at 3.18am at Singapore General Hospital on March 23. He was 91. Malaysian prime minister Najib Razak tweeted his condolences: In a statement sent ...
 Electric New Paper6 days ago
Obama Condoles Kuan Yew's Death, Calls Him a Visionary Leader
US President Barack Obama hailed Lee Kuan Yew as a "visionary" who led his country from Singapore's independence in 1965 to build one of the most prosperous countries in the world today. "He was a devoted public servant and a remarkable leader," ...
 Outlook India1 week ago
Obama pays tribute to LKY, calls the Singapore leader a 'giant of history'
The Straits Times Publication Date : 23-03-2015 US President Barack Obama was among the first world leaders to pay tribute to Lee Kuan Yew, Singapore's first prime minister, who died on Monday at the age of 91. On behalf of the ...
 Asia News Network1 week ago
Obama hails a giant of history
Obama hails a giant of history (9 mins ago) US President Barack Obama hailed Lee Kuan Yew as a visionary and true giant of history. Lee, who dominated Singapore politics for more than half a century, was an authoritarian leader who ...
 Hong Kong Standard1 week ago
Obama praises founder of modern Singapore as a remarkable man
President Obama late Sunday mourned the death of Singapore's Minister Mentor, Lee Kuan Yew. On behalf of the American people, Michelle and I offer our deepest condolences to the Lee family and join the people of Singapore in mourning the loss of ...
 The Hill1 week ago
Obama, UN chief offer condolences over death of ex-Singapore PM (Lead)
US President Barack Obama and UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon on Sunday mourned the death of former Singaporean prime minister Lee Kuan Yew and offered their condolences to his family. "I was deeply saddened to learn of the death of Singapore's ...
 NetIndia123.com1 week ago
Obama mourns death of Lee Kuan Yew, calls him 'true giant'
(Reuters) - President Barack Obama offered condolences on Sunday on the death of Lee Kuan Yew, calling Singapore's first prime minister "a true giant of history." Obama said in a White House statement that he appreciated Lee's wisdom, including ...
 Reuters1 week ago
Obama pays tribute to `true giant of history` Lee Kuan Yew
Washington: US President Barack Obama hailed Lee Kuan Yew on Sunday as a visionary and "true giant of history" after Singapore`s first prime minister died aged 91. Lee, who dominated Singapore politics for more than half a century, was an ...
 ZeeNews.com1 week ago
US President Obama offers condolences to Singapore
President Barack Obama has offered condolences on the death of Lee Kuan Yew, calling Singapore's first prime minister "a true giant of history." In a statement from the White House Mr Obama said that he appreciated Mr Lee's wisdom, including during ...
 ITV.com1 week ago
Obama mourns death of true giant Lee Kuan Yew
President Barack Obama offered condolences on Sunday on the death of Lee Kuan Yew, calling Singapore's first prime minister a true giant of history. Obama said in a White House statement that he appreciated Kuan Yew's wisdom, including during ...
 Malaysian Insider1 week ago
Obama mourns death of Singapore's Lee Kuan Yew, calls him 'true giant'
WASHINGTON, March 22 (Reuters) - President Barack Obama offered condolences on Sunday on the death of Lee Kuan Yew, calling Singapore's first prime minister "a true giant of history." Obama said in a White House statement that he appreciated Lee's ...
 Sharenet1 week ago
Asiaone
Obama expresses condolences over Lee Kuan Yew's death
SINGAPORE - US president Barack Obama expressed his condolences to Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong in a phone conversation on Monday. President Obama told PM Lee that Founding Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew was a remarkable leader who made lasting ...
 Asiaone3 days ago
Africa News Network7
Obama tribute to 'true giant of history' Lee Kuan Yew
Washington, United States:US President Barack Obama hailed Lee Kuan Yew on Sunday as a visionary and "true giant of history" after Singapore's first prime minister died aged 91. Lee, who dominated Singapore politics for more than half a century, ...
 Africa News Network71 week ago
News24
Obama hails Lee Kuan Yew as a 'true giant of history'
Washington - US President Barack Obama hailed Lee Kuan Yew on Sunday as a visionary and "true giant of history" after Singapore's first prime minister died aged 91. Lee, who dominated Singapore politics for more than half a century, was an ...
 News246 days ago
Firstpost.com
Singapore's founding father Lee Kuan Yew was a true giant of history: President Obama
Washington: US President Barack Obama on Monday hailed Lee Kuan Yew as a "visionary" who led his country from Singapore's independence in 1965 to build one of the most prosperous countries in the world. Lee Kuan Yew, Singapore's founding father ...
 Firstpost.com1 week ago
Obama pays tribute to true giant of history Lee Kuan Yew
Lee, who dominated Singapore politics for more than half a century, was an authoritarian leader who transformed the city-state from a sleepy British imperial outpost into a global trading and financial center. "A visionary who led his country from ...
 Business World1 week ago
Singapore's Lee Kuan Yew was a visionary leader: Obama
US President Barack Obama hailed Lee Kuan Yew as a "visionary" who led his country from Singapore's independence in 1965 to build one of the most prosperous countries in the world today. "He was a devoted public servant and a remarkable leader," Obama said in a statement after the death of Lee Kuan Yew, the first prime minister of Singapore, a position he served for three decades. "Lee's views and insights on Asian dynamics and economic management were respected by many around the world, and ...
 Rediff.com1 week ago
Obama pays tribute to 'true giant of history' Lee Kuan Yew
WASHINGTON U.S. President Barack Obama hailed Lee Kuan Yew on Sunday as a visionary and true giant of history after Singapore's first prime minister died aged 91. Lee, who dominated Singapore politics for more than half a century, was an ...
 Japan Times1 week ago
Obama tribute to true giant of history Lee Kuan Yew
Lee, who dominated Singapore politics for more than half a century, was an authoritarian leader who transformed the city-state from a sleepy British imperial outpost into a global trading and financial center. "A visionary who led his country from ...
 Business World1 week ago
NDTV
Barack Obama Tribute to 'True Giant of History' Lee Kuan Yew
This photograph provided by the Straits Times and taken on August 14, 2009 shows Lee Kuan Yew during an interview in Singapore. (AFP photo/The Straits Times) Washington: US President Barack Obama hailed Lee Kuan Yew on Sunday as a visionary and ...
 NDTV1 week ago
Barack Obama mourns death of Singapore's Lee Kuan Yew, calls him 'true giant'
WASHINGTON: President Barack Obama offered condolences on Sunday on the death of Lee Kuan Yew, calling Singapore's first prime minister "a true giant of history." Obama said in a White House statement that he appreciated Lee's wisdom, including ...
 Economic Times1 week ago
XINHUA - Obama mourns death of Lee Kuan Yew, calling him "remarkable" man
Obama mourns death of Lee Kuan Yew, calling him "remarkable" man Contributed by NAMPA / Xinhua. WASHINGTON, March 22 (Xinhua) -- U.S. President Barack Obama on Sunday mourned the death of former Singaporean prime minister Lee Kuan Yew, calling ...
 Namibia Press Agency1 week ago
REUTERS - Obama mourns death of Singapore's Lee Kuan Yew, calls him 'true giant'
Obama mourns death of Singapore's Lee Kuan Yew, calls him 'true giant' Contributed by NAMPA / Reuters. WASHINGTON, March 22 (Reuters) - President Barack Obama offered condolences on Sunday on the death of Lee Kuan Yew, calling Singapore's ...
 Namibia Press Agency1 week ago
Obama mourns death of Singapore's first prime minister
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama offered condolences on Sunday on the death of Lee Kuan Yew, calling Singapore's first prime minister "a true giant of history." Obama said in a White House statement that he appreciated Lee's wisdom, including ...
 Jerusalem Post1 week ago
Rediff.com
Lee Kuan Yew, Singapore's founding father, dies at 91
Former prime minister Lee Kuan Yew during the LKY School of Public Policy 7th anniversary dialogue session in September 2011. Photograph: Tim Chong/Reuters  Lee Kuan Yew, Singapore's founding father who dominated the country's politics for more than half a century and transformed the former British colony into a global trade and finance powerhouse, died aged 91 on Monday. Lee, Singapore's first prime minister, "passed away peacefully at the Singapore General Hospital," the government ...
 Rediff.com1 week ago
Singapore's founding father, Lee Kuan Yew, dies at 91
Lee Kuan Yew, Singapores founding father who dominated the countrys politics for more than half a century and transformed the former British colony into a global trade and finance powerhouse, today died aged 91. Lee, Singapores first Prime Minister, "passed ...
 Deccan Herald1 week ago
News24online
Obama, UN chief offer condolences over death of ex-Singapore PM
US President Barack Obama and UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon on Sunday mourned the death of former Singaporean prime minister Lee Kuan Yew and offered their condolences to his family. I was deeply saddened to learn of the death of Singapore's ...
 News24online6 days ago
Lee Kuan Yew was a visionary leader, says Barack Obama
blic servant and a remarkable leader," Obama said in a statement after the death of Lee Kuan Yew, the 1st PM of Singapore. WASHINGTON: US President Barack Obama hailed Lee Kuan Yew as a "visionary" who led his country from Singapore's independence in 1965 to ...
 Economic Times6 days ago
Lee Kuan Yew was a visionary leader, says Barack Obama
WASHINGTON: US President Barack Obama hailed Lee Kuan Yew as a "visionary" who led his country from Singapore's independence in 1965 to build one of the most prosperous countries in the world today. "He was a devoted public servant and a ...
 Economic Times6 days ago
Obama, UN chief offer condolences over death of ex-Singapore PM
Washington, March 23 (IANS): US President Barack Obama and UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon on Sunday mourned the death of former Singaporean prime minister Lee Kuan Yew and offered their condolences to his family. "I was deeply saddened to learn ...
 Daijiworldcom6 days ago
Lee Kuan Yew was a visionary leader: Barack Obama
blic servant and a remarkable leader," Obama said in a statement after the death of Lee Kuan Yew, the 1st PM of Singapore. WASHINGTON: US President Barack Obama hailed Lee Kuan Yew as a "visionary" who led his country from Singapore's independence in 1965 to ...
 Economic Times6 days ago
India TV
Obama, UN Chief offer condolences over death of Lee Kuan Yew
Obama, UN Chief offer condolences over death of Lee Kuan Yew Obama, UN Chief offer condolences over death of Lee Kuan Yew Washington: US President Barack Obama and UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon on Sunday mourned the death of former Singaporean ...
 India TV1 week ago
Mid Day
Obama, UN chief offer condolences over death of ex-Singapore PM
Washington: US President Barack Obama and UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon on Sunday mourned the death of former Singaporean prime minister Lee Kuan Yew and offered their condolences to his family. "I was deeply saddened to learn of the death of ...
 Mid Day1 week ago
Lee Kuan Yew was a visionary leader: Obama
Washington: US President Barack Obama hailed Lee Kuan Yew as a "visionary" who led his country from Singapore's independence in 1965 to build one of the most prosperous countries in the world today. "He was a devoted public servant and a ...
 News Today1 week ago
Lee Kuan Yew Was a Visionary Leader: Obama
WASHINGTON: US President Barack Obama hailed Lee Kuan Yew as a "visionary" who led his country from Singapore's independence in 1965 to build one of the most prosperous countries in the world today. "He was a devoted public servant and a ...
 New Indian Express1 week ago
Lee Kuan Yew was a visionary leader: Obama
From Lalit K Jha Washington, Mar 23 (PTI) US President Barack Obama hailed Lee Kuan Yew as a "visionary" who led his country from Singapore's independence in 1965 to build one of the most prosperous countries in the world today. "He was a devoted ...
 Press Trust of India1 week ago
Obama mourns death of Lee Kuan Yew, calling him "remarkable" man
WASHINGTON, March 22-- U.S. President Barack Obama on Sunday mourned the death of former Singaporean prime minister Lee Kuan Yew, calling him a "remarkable" man. "I was deeply saddened to learn of the death of Singapore's minister mentor, Lee Kuan ...
 People.com.cn1 week ago
Obama mourns death of Singapore's Lee Kuan Yew, calls him 'true …
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama offered condolences on Sunday on the death of Lee Kuan Yew, calling Singapore's first prime minister "a true giant of history." Obama said in a White House statement that he appreciated Lee's wisdom, ...
 Yahoo! Singapore1 week ago
Obama tribute to 'true giant of history' Lee Kuan Yew
WASHINGTON (AFP) - US President Barack Obama hailed Lee Kuan Yew on Sunday as a visionary and true giant of history after Singapores first prime minister died aged 91.Lee, who dominated Singapore politics for more than half a century, was an ...
 Dunya News1 week ago
Obama mourns death of Singapore's Lee Kuan Yew, calls him …
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama offered condolences on Sunday on the death of Lee Kuan Yew, calling Singapore's first prime minister "a true giant of history." Obama said in a White House statement that he appreciated Lee's wisdom, ...
 Yahoo! India1 week ago
Obama mourns death of Singapore's Lee Kuan Yew, calls him 'true giant'
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama offered condolences on Sunday on the death of Lee Kuan Yew, calling Singapore's first prime minister "a true giant of history." Obama said in a White House statement that he appreciated Lee's wisdom, ...
 Yahoo Philippines News1 week ago
Obama mourns death of Singapore's Lee Kuan Yew, calls him 'true giant'
7:56am IST WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama offered condolences on Sunday on the death of Lee Kuan Yew, calling Singapore's first prime minister "a true giant of history." Obama said in a White House statement that he ...
 Reuters India1 week ago
Obama, UN Chief Offer Condolences over Death of Ex-Singapore PM
WASHINGTON: US President Barack Obama and UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon on Sunday mourned the death of former Singaporean prime minister Lee Kuan Yew and offered their condolences to his family. "I was deeply saddened to learn of the death of ...
 New Indian Express1 week ago
Obama pays tribute to true giant of history Lee Kuan Yew
WASHINGTON U.S. President Barack Obama hailed Lee Kuan Yew on Sunday as a visionary and true giant of history after Singapore's first prime minister died aged 91. Lee, who dominated Singapore politics for more than half a century, was an ...
 Japan Times1 week ago
Obama tribute to 'true giant of history' Lee Kuan Yew
Washington (AFP) -- US President Barack Obama hailed Lee Kuan Yew on Sunday as a visionary and "true giant of history" after Singapore's first prime minister died aged 91. Lee, who dominated Singapore politics for more than half a century, was an ...
 My Sinchew1 week ago
Obama mourns death of Lee Kuan Yew, calling him "remarkable" man
US President Barack Obama on Sunday mourned the death of former Singaporean prime minister Lee Kuan Yew, calling him a "remarkable" man. "I was deeply saddened to learn of the death of Singapore's minister mentor, Lee Kuan Yew," the president said ...
 Global Times1 week ago
Obama Mourns Death Of Singapore's Lee Kuan Yew, Calls Him True Giant Of History
:21 View Comments Reuters pic WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama offered condolences today on the death of Lee Kuan Yew, calling Singapores first prime minister a true giant of history. Obama said in a White House statement that he ...
 Malaysian Digest1 week ago
Obama mourns death of Lee Kuan Yew, calling him "remarkable" man
WASHINGTON, March 22 (Xinhua) -- U.S. President Barack Obama on Sunday mourned the death of former Singaporean prime minister Lee Kuan Yew, calling him a "remarkable" man. "I was deeply saddened to learn of the death of Singapore's minister ...
 Shanghai Daily1 week ago
Obama, UN chief offer condolences over …
Washington, March 23 (IANS) US President Barack Obama and UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon on Sunday mourned the death of former Singaporean prime minister Lee Kuan Yew and offered their condolences to his family. "I was deeply saddened to learn ...
 Yahoo! India1 week ago
Obama mourns death of Singapore's Lee Kuan Yew, calls him 'true giant'
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama offered condolences on Sunday on the death of Lee Kuan Yew, calling Singapore's first prime minister "a true giant of history." Obama said in a White House statement that he appreciated Lee's wisdom, ...
 TheStar.com.my1 week ago
Obama mourns death of Singapore's Lee Kuan Yew, calls him true giant
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama offered condolences on Sunday (Monday, Singapore time) on the death of Lee Kuan Yew, calling Singapore's first prime minister "a true giant of history." Obama said in a White House statement that he appreciated ...
 GMA News.tv1 week ago
Obama, UN chief offer condolences over death of ex-Singapore PM
US President Barack Obama and UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon on Sunday mourned the death of former Singaporean prime minister Lee Kuan Yew and offered their condolences to his family."I was deeply saddened to learn of the death of Singapore's minister ...
 Prokerala1 week ago
Free Malaysia Today
Obama tribute to true giant of history Lee Kuan Yew
March 23, 2015 Former US presidents George W. Bush and his father George H. W. also hailed Lee's pivotal role in the history of Singapore. WASHINGTON: US President Barack Obama hailed Lee Kuan Yew on Sunday as a visionary and true giant of ...
 Free Malaysia Today1 week ago
Obama tribute to 'true giant of history' Lee Kuan Yew
Washington (AFP) - US President Barack Obama hailed Lee Kuan Yew on Sunday as a visionary and "true giant of history" after Singapore's first prime minister died aged 91. Lee, who dominated Singapore politics for more than half a century, was an ...
 Yahoo! News1 week ago
Obama tribute to 'true giant of history' Lee Kuan Yew
WASHINGTON -- US President Barack Obama hailed Lee Kuan Yew on Sunday as a visionary and ''true giant of history'' after Singapore's first prime minister died aged 91. Lee, who dominated Singapore politics for more than half a century, was an ...
 ABS-CBN News1 week ago
Obama tribute to 'true giant of history' Lee Kuan Yew
Washington (AFP) - US President Barack Obama hailed Lee Kuan Yew on Sunday as a visionary and "true giant of history" after Singapore's first prime minister died aged 91. Lee, who dominated Singapore politics for more than half a century, was an ...
 Yahoo! Finance1 week ago
Obama mourns death of Lee Kuan Yew, calling him "remarkable" man
WASHINGTON, March 22 (Xinhua) -- U.S. President Barack Obama on Sunday mourned the death of former Singaporean prime minister Lee Kuan Yew, calling him a "remarkable" man. "I was deeply saddened to learn of the death of Singapore's minister mentor, ...
 Xinhua News Agency1 week ago
Obama mourns death of Lee Kuan Yew, calling him "remarkable" man
U.S. President Barack Obama on Sunday mourned the death of former Singaporean prime minister Lee Kuan Yew, calling him a "remarkable" man. "I was deeply saddened to learn of the death of Singapore's minister mentor, Lee Kuan Yew," the president ...
 China.org.cn1 week ago
Business Times Singapore
US President Obama offers condolences, calls Lee Kuan Yew a "true giant of history"
:15 AM US President Barack Obama has offered his condolences to the family of Singapore's founding prime minister Lee Kuan Yew, who died early Monday morning , and said that he "joins the people of Singapore in mourning the loss of this remarkable ...
 Business Times Singapore1 week ago
Obama mourns death of Singapore's Lee Kuan Yew, calls him true giant of history
A woman passes a picture of former Singaporean prime minister Lee Kuan Yew, placed at a well-wishing corner at the Singapore General Hospital in Singapore March 23, 2015. — Reuters pic WASHINGTON, March 23 — President Barack Obama offered ...
 Malay Mail1 week ago
Interaksyon
Obama tribute to 'true giant of history' Lee Kuan Yew
InterAksyon.com The online news portal of TV5 WASHINGTON DC - US President Barack Obama hailed Lee Kuan Yew on Sunday as a visionary and "true giant of history" after Singapore's first prime minister died aged 91. Lee, who dominated Singapore ...
 Interaksyon1 week ago
Obama mourns death of Singapore's Lee Kuan Yew, calls him 'true giant'
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama offered condolences on Sunday on the death of Lee Kuan Yew, calling Singapore's first prime minister "a true giant of history." Obama said in a White House statement that he appreciated Lee's wisdom, including ...
 Today Online1 week ago
The Fiscal Times
Obama mourns death of Singapore's Lee...
Obama mourns death of Singapore's Lee Kuan Yew, calls him 'true giant' By Saeed Azhar, Reuters March 22, 2015 Obama said in a White House statement that he appreciated Lee's wisdom, including during discussions they held on the ...
 The Fiscal Times1 week ago
Obama mourns death of Singapore's Lee Kuan Yew, calls him 'true giant'
President Barack Obama offered condolences on Sunday on the death of Lee Kuan Yew, calling Singapore's first prime minister "a true giant of history." Obama said in a White House statement that he appreciated Lee's wisdom, including during ...
 Yahoo! UK and Ireland1 week ago
Obama mourns death of Singapore's Lee Kuan Yew, calls him 'true giant'
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama offered condolences on Sunday on the death of Lee Kuan Yew, calling Singapore's first prime minister "a true giant of history." Obama said in a White House statement that he appreciated Lee's wisdom, ...
 Yahoo! Maktoob News1 week ago
Obama mourns death of Singapore's Lee Kuan Yew, calls him 'true giant'
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama offered condolences on Sunday on the death of Lee Kuan Yew, calling Singapore's first prime minister "a true giant of history." Obama said in a White House statement that he appreciated Lee's wisdom, ...
 Reuters UK1 week ago
Obama mourns death of Singapore's Lee Kuan Yew, calls him 'true giant'
President Barack Obama offered condolences on Sunday on the death of Lee Kuan Yew, calling Singapore's first prime minister "a true giant of history." Obama said in a White House statement that he appreciated Lee's wisdom, including during ...
 Yahoo! Canada1 week ago
Obama mourns death of Singapore's Lee Kuan Yew, calls him 'true giant'
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama offered condolences on Sunday on the death of Lee Kuan Yew, calling Singapore's first prime minister "a true giant of history." Obama said in a White House statement that he appreciated Lee's wisdom, ...
 Yahoo! News1 week ago
Obama mourns death of Singapore's Lee Kuan Yew, calls him 'true giant'
WASHINGTON, March 22 (Reuters) - President Barack Obama offered condolences on Sunday on the death of Lee Kuan Yew, calling Singapore's first prime minister "a true giant of history." Obama said in a White House statement that he ...
 CNBC1 week ago

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