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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 | 28/07/2015

Washington needs Ankara and the Kurds

The US government on Tuesday recognised the Turkish air strikes against the PKK as an act of self-defence and described the PKK as an aggressor. ... » more

2.  Phileleftheros - Cyprus | 27/04/2015

Ankara has the final say

Expectations of Mustafa Akıncı after his election shouldn't be too high, the liberal daily Phileleftheros warns: "It would be nice if a solution was only ... » more

3.  Phileleftheros - Cyprus | 18/03/2015

Xenia Tourki explains reasons for Iceland's rejection

Iceland officially withdrew its candidacy for EU membership last week. Columnist Xenia Tourki explains the reasons for this decision in the liberal daily Phileleftheros: "The ... » more

4.  Phileleftheros - Cyprus | 12/03/2015

Ankara a silent ally of the IS

According to official sources in Turkey, a secret service agent from a member country of the international coalition against the Islamic State smuggled three British ... » more

5.  Phileleftheros - Cyprus | 12/02/2015

Assad has nothing more to fear from West

Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad's statement in a BBC interview that his government is in contact with the US-led anti-IS alliance through intermediaries leads the liberal ... » more

6.  Phileleftheros - Cyprus | 14/01/2015

When hostages take selfies

An engineer filmed the Charlie Hebdo attackers as they killed a police officer and put the video online, an act he later regretted. The liberal ... » more

7.  Phileleftheros - Cyprus | 18/12/2014

Politicians providing Pegida with fertile ground

The protests of the movement "Patriotic Europeans against the Islamisation of the Occident" (Pegida) in Germany are gaining momentum. Their advance is also down to ... » more

8.  Phileleftheros - Cyprus | 07/12/2014

A bleak country awaits Cypriot returnees

According to a current study put out by the Cypriot Statistical Service, a growing number of Cypriots are returning from abroad to find work and ... » more

9.  Phileleftheros - Cyprus | 03/12/2014

Why Ercan Airport in Northern Cyprus is booming

Greek Cypriots who owe the state money and want to travel have had to pay what they owe at the airport for the past two ... » more

10.  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


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