FILE -- Tehran's mayor, Mohammad Bagher Qalibaf, a former Revolutionary Guard commander, waves to media with an ink-stained finger, after registering his candidacy for the upcoming presidential ... more 
FILE -- Tehran's mayor, Mohammad Bagher Qalibaf, a former Revolutionary Guard commander, waves to media with an ink-stained finger, after registering his candidacy for the upcoming presidential election, at the election headquarters of the interior ministry in Tehran, Iran, Saturday May 11, 2013. Iran's reformist-backed presidential candidate Hasan Rowhani surged to a wide lead in early vote counting, the Interior Ministry reported, well ahead of Tehran Mayor Mohammad Bagher Qalibaf, who was running second.Qalibaf was boosted by a reputation as a steady hand for Iran's sanctions-wracked economy. (AP Photo/Ebrahim Noroozi, File) less 
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