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  Georgia political unrest
    Opposition supporters wave old Georgian flags in front of the Georgian President Eduard Shevardnadze's office in Tbilisi, Sunday, Nov. 23, 2003. [AP]  
    Georgian opposition leader Nino Burdzhanadze speaks to journalists in the Georgian parliament, in this November 22, 2003 file photograph. Georgia's opposition said November 23, 2003 that Georgia's acting president will be the speaker of the outgoing parliament, Nino Burdzhanadze, after veteran President Eduard Shevardnadze quit amid protest. [Reuters]  
    In this image taken from video, Georgian President Eduard Shevardnadze confirms his resignation to reporters at his residence in Tbilisi, Georgia Sunday Nov. 23, 2003. Shevardnadze who was under increasing pressure for weeks over fraud in parliamentary elections announced his resignation Sunday. [AP]  
    Opposition supporters rallying in front of the Georgian Parliament in Tbilisi, Sunday, Nov. 23, 2003. Georgia's opposition called on its supporters Sunday to press forward the 'velvet revolution' by seizing state television and the police headquarters, while a growing number of security forces and other officials loyal to Shevardnadze defected to the opposition. Protest leader Mikhail Saakashvili gave Shevardnadze a half-hour to resign, threatening that the opposition would march on his residence on the outskirts of Tbilisi if he doesn't go. [AP]  
    Young Georgians celebrate as they drive in downtown Tbilisi. Thousands of people went out into the streets of the Georgian capital to celebrate Georgia 's veteran president Eduard Shevardnadze 's resignation. [AFP]  
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