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CHAD

A gene on chromosome 17q21.33 that encodes chondroadherin, a small leucine-rich repeat (LRR) proteoglycan which promotes attachment of chondrocytes, fibroblasts and osteoblasts, mediated by the integrin alpha2beta1. It may play an important role in regulating chondrocyte growth and proliferation.
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He appreciated the concern being given by President Idris Deby to the Sudanese - Chadian Agricultural and Trade Bank, indicating that the same concern is being given by President Omer Al-Bashir.
The Chadian presidency in a statement released on its website said Bashir, in his letter, praised the role that President Deby plays in the fight against the terrorist groups in the region, in reference to the role of the Chadian army in Mali, and the regional efforts to contain the activities of the Nigerian Boko Haram extremists.
The same day, Chadian peacekeepers fired on a stone-throwing crowd of mostly Christian protesters, killing one man and wounding around 40 more.
The Chadian minister said the visit is to reinforce relations with Sudan in this field after having reinforced relations in other fields.
THE WORLD BANK ANNOUNCED a $100 million loan in June for the controversial Chad-Cameroon pipeline project despite continued doubts about the Chadian government's commitment to human rights.
A Gallup Poll conducted in November 2006 reveals that a small majority of Chadians view France negatively.
Ardob claimed that the head of Sudanese intelligence service, Mohamed Atta, discussed ways to dismantle the SLM with their former chief of general staff Mohamed Tani Basher in Ndjamena in a meeting organised with an aide of the Chadian president earlier in January.
MAKKAH: Some 400 Chadian pilgrims blocked Al-Mansour Street here yesterday demanding that the authorities arrange transport for them to return home.
The Chadian government will use its right of pursuit.
He called on the armed Chadian opposition groups, who have camps in Sudan's Darfur region, to take part in Chad's elections and win power through the ballot box not with bullets.
The Chinese national working for an engineering company in Chad was kidnapped last week in the northeast of the country, according to a senior Chadian official, who said the kidnappers and their hostage were on Sudanese territory on Tuesday.
Among the agendas of the meeting was to find possible ways; facilitating the movement of goods and products" was there any agreement reached; enabling the Chadian side to use Libya's ports, airport and roads?