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Phileleftheros is the oldest Greek-language daily in Cyprus that is still published today. It is the island's most widely read paper and belongs to the Phileleftheros Publishing Group, which also publishes several magazines.

Medium: daily
Political orientation: Liberal, moderately nationalist
Circulation: 18,000, weekend edition 35,000 (2008)
Frequency of publication: Monday to Sunday

Location: Nicosia, Cyprus
Publisher: Nikos Pattichis
Area of distribution: Nationwide
Established: 1951

Diogenous 1/Egomi
CY-2404 Nicosia
Phone: 00357-22744000

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1.  Phileleftheros - Cyprus | 13/11/2014

Cyprus selling out to Turkey

One party interested in purchasing the heavily indebted airline Cyprus Airways intends to sell part of its shares to Turkish Airlines afterwards, according to media ... » more

2.  Phileleftheros - Cyprus | 12/10/2014

Terrorist state Turkey stealing Cyprus's gas

In early October Ankara sent an exploratory ship accompanied by two military vessels into Mediterranean waters that are under dispute between Turkey and the Republic ... » more

3.  Phileleftheros - Cyprus | 17/09/2014

Europeans don't care about refugee tragedies

The International Organisation for Migration reported on Monday that a boat with roughly 500 refugees on board was capsized by human traffickers as it was ... » more

4.  Phileleftheros - Cyprus | 15/09/2014

Cyprus's politicians just too cowardly

Cyprus will not receive its next bailout installment of 456 million euros for the time being on the grounds that the Cypriots have failed to ... » more

5.  Phileleftheros - Cyprus | 24/06/2014

A zoo can't solve the Cypriots' problems

The former leader of the Turkish Cypriots, Mehmet Ali Talat, proposed in a speech in Nicosia last week that trust between the Turkish and Greek ... » more

6.  Phileleftheros - Cyprus | 18/06/2014

Cyprus lets its poor drown in misery

The Cypriot government wants to introduce basic security benefits of 480 euros a month for the country's poor. The liberal daily Phileleftheros wonders how people ... » more

7.  Phileleftheros - Cyprus | 28/04/2014

Nicosia covers up for corrupt account holders

The Cypriot parliament will discuss today what is to be done with a list of account holders said to have transferred money out of Cyprus ... » more

8.  Phileleftheros - Cyprus | 13/03/2014

Global community uses double standard

The G7 stressed on Wednesday that the planned referendum in Crimea on joining Russia violated international law. The liberal daily Phileleftheros believes that the international ... » more

9.  Phileleftheros - Cyprus | 13/01/2014

Unbearable violence in Cyprus's prisons

After a series of five suicides in Cypriot prisons, the government has promised a careful investigation and improved prison conditions. The investigators believe organised rapes ... » more

10.  Phileleftheros - Cyprus | 05/11/2013

Nicosia splurges on lavish cultural palace

The Cypriot government will decide in the coming days whether the Cultural Centre in Nicosia should be built. The planning alone for the complex has ... » more


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