Flanders: French advance near Nieuport.
Alsace: Whole of Steinbach now in French hands.
Adriatic: Austrian Admiral Haus proposes using new Light cruiser Novara (completed on January 10) to run 300t munitions to Smyrna (for Dardanelles), but scheme abortive (until April 12).
North Sea: British submarines C31 and E10 lost (on January 4 resp. 18, causes unknown).
Black Sea: Russian cruiser Pamiat Merkurya damages Turk cruiser Hamidieh west of Sinope.
Italy: Austrian Rome military attaché reports Italian Army will be ready for war end March.
Britain: Fisher withdraws resignation over Zeppelin threat.
London Stock Exchange reopens.