Diary for Friday, February 4, 1916:
Black Sea: Goeben carries Turk troops to Trebizond (until January 7).
Mesopotamia: New Kut relief plan approved.
South Cameroons: Germans begin crossing into neutral Spanish Muni (until January 15), after 125-mile retreat from Yaunde.
France: Prime Minister Briand meets Masaryk and is persuaded to give Czechs official support.
Britain: Whole coastline prohibited to enemy resident aliens (all to register until February 14).