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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 | 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

2.  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

3.  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

4.  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

5.  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

6.  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

7.  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

8.  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

9.  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

10.  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


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