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Iran election: Hassan Rouhani 'has early lead'

Votes are being counted in Iran, where people have been choosing a successor to President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.

Results so far show the reformist candidate Hassan Rouhani with a significant early lead in the presidential race.

Some 50 million Iranians were eligible to vote.

Susana Mendonca reports.

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