Iran counts votes after big turnout in presidential election
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Iran counts votes after big turnout in presidential election

TEHRAN (Reuters) - Vote counting began in Iran on Saturday after a high turnout in an unexpectedly tight presidential election pitting President Hassan Rouhani, who wants to normalize ties with the West, against a hardline judge who says he has already gone too far.More than 40 million votes were cast, the interior ministry said, indicating a turnout of about 70 percent in Fridays vote, roughly similar to the showing in 2013 elections when Rouhani swept into office in a landslide victory.Voting was extended

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