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Iran election sparks clashes

Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has been re-elected as president of Iran in a resounding victory, the interior minister says.

He won some 62.6% of the vote in an election marked by a high turnout of 85%, official figures show.

Supporters of pro-reform candidate Mir Hossein Mousavi have taken to the streets of Tehran to protest against the results.

John Simpson reports from Tehran.

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