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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 | 13/03/2014

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

2.  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

3.  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

4.  Phileleftheros - Cyprus | 11/08/2013

Cyprus's energy needs international protection

Cyprus, Greece and Israel signed an energy agreement last week. Among other plans they aim to connect their respective power grids using underwater cables and ... » more

5.  Phileleftheros - Cyprus | 31/07/2013

Bank of Cyprus returns to normality

It was decided on Tuesday that the cost of bailing out the struggling Bank of Cyprus will be footed by its wealthy customers, with 47.5 ... » more

6.  Phileleftheros - Cyprus | 17/06/2013

Bazaars a welcome relief to poor Cypriots

The number of small street markets where people can buy cheap food and clothes is growing in Cyprus. The liberal daily Phileleftheros writes that such ... » more

7.  Phileleftheros - Cyprus | 23/05/2013

Olive oil more important to EU than jobs

The European Commission is withdrawing its plans for a ban on refillable jugs of olive oil on restaurant tables following massive criticism of the move. ... » more

8.  Phileleftheros - Cyprus | 16/05/2013

France's president is simply incompetent

No matter how many initiatives Holland comes up with, the first thing he has to do is fight the recession, the liberal daily Phileleftheros admonishes: ... » more

9.  Phileleftheros - Cyprus | 16/04/2013

Cypriot passports for rich Russians a joke

Cyprus's President Nikos Anastasiades has offered Cypriot citizenship to foreigners who have lost at least three million euros because of the terms of the EU ... » more

10.  Phileleftheros - Cyprus | 02/04/2013

Cool Cypriots swallow their anger

The tumult that had been anticipated after Cypriot banks reopened last week failed to materialise. But it's no wonder, the liberal daily Phileleftheros writes, because ... » more


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