Former Kurdish president Jalal Talabani dies days after secession referendum

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Just days after Iraqi Kurds voted in their own secession referendum, Iraq's former Kurdish president Jalal Talabani has died at the age of 84. The veteran leader of the Kurdish struggle for self-determination stepped down from office in 2014, after suffering a stroke two years earlier.

Al Jazeera's Imran Khan looks back at his life.


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